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  • 1997
  • February

Predator Guards for Nest Boxes

Predator guards for nest boxes minimize predation of eggs, nestlings, and adult birds at the boxes. Predation is a major cause of mortality among cavity nesting birds.
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  • 2001
  • April

The Early Bird May Not Be the Bird for You

One of the reasons people fail to attract martins is improper housing location. Timing is a critical component of attracting martins. Competition from other species greatly discourages martins from taking up residency.
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  • 2004
  • June

Water Sources Can Be Managed to Benefit Mourning Dove

Mourning dove must drink water on a regular basis during mild weather, they don't have to drink every day, but they can't live longer than seven to 11 days without water.
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  • 2005
  • March

American Woodcock Known for Odd Appearance, Courtship Displays

Timberdoodle, bog snipe, brush snipe, Labrador twister - these are just a few of the aliases of the American woodcock. Perhaps the least-known "game bird" in Oklahoma and Texas, the woodcock is a member of the wading bird family, Scolopacidae, which includes common snipe, plovers and killdeer.
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  • 2008
  • January

Bobwhite Habitat Assistance Program

It has been well documented that bobwhite habitat has steadily decreased and habitat fragmentation has increased. In 2006, the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation and the Natural Resources Conservation Service partnered together to improve bobwhite habitat on a landscape level with a program called the Quail Habitat Restoration Initiative through the Environmental Quality Incentive Program.
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  • 2017
  • May

Options for Controlling Pests Organically

Planting season is upon us, and it is time for growers to determine which pesticide management program best meets their needs. The trend for organic pest control has been increasing steadily over the...
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  • 2016
  • March

Conservation model improves wildlife populations

Conservation of wildlife populations and habitat in North America is unique to other conservation efforts across the globe.
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  • 2015
  • April

Restored turkey populations inhabit Southern Great Plains

Unregulated hunting and habitat loss reduced wild turkey numbers, almost to extinction, in some areas by the early 1900s. However, due to the efforts of wildlife agencies, the birds have recovered in most areas.
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  • 2014
  • July

Summer management affects waterfowl habitat

Some of the best duck hunting is a result of abundant food, and the most important foods are primarily aquatic plants. Since most aquatic plants grow during the summer, management for those plants should be done at that time.
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  • 2014
  • January

Northern cardinal fascinates birdwatchers year-round

The northern cardinal is found across the eastern half of the United States, even into extreme southeastern Canada and much of Mexico.
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