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  • Noble News and Views
  • 2002
  • October

What Is White-Tailed Deer Habitat?

Quality deer habitat includes a mixture of trees, shrubs, vines, forbs, grasses and other plants such as fungi and sedges. Certain plants within each of these categories benefit deer more than others.
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  • 2000
  • February

How to Conduct a Prescribed Burn

Burning, grazing, and rest are generally the most powerful tools for managing local wildlife habitats. It may seem simple to light a match, stock some cattle, or erect a fence, but accomplishing specific habitat management goals with these tools requires considerable study and management. This article addresses some fundamentals of prescribed burning.
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  • 2002
  • April

Don't Cut It - Whack It

The "bush-whacking" method combines a backpack sprayer with a straight shaft power trimmer for ease and speed in controlling thin to moderate stands of woody plants.
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  • 1997
  • June

Controlling Aquatic Vegetation with Grass Carp

In many situations, the use of grass carp is an economical, long lasting, and effective option. However, grass carp are not appropriate for every pond. Whether grass carp should be stocked in a pond or not, depends on the goals for the pond.
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  • 2007
  • September

There is Nothing Improved About Introduced Grasses

In 1991, Leonard A. Brennan theorized that if the population decline of northern bobwhites continued until 2000, hunting opportunities would likely be lost across the majority of the range of the bobwhite. Fortunately, this has never happened. However, many of you have noticed bobwhite populations are nowhere near the numbers of the good old days.
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  • Noble News and Views
  • 1998
  • March

Aquatic Vegetation in Ponds

Whether aquatic vegetation causes problems or not depends on the goals for the pond, the types of vegetation present, and the amounts of vegetation present. For most pond goals, it is very desirable to have some aquatic vegetation present.
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  • 2017
  • January

Why You Should Consider Prescribed Burning Throughout the Year

For most prescribed fire practitioners in the Southern Great Plains, burns are conducted during winter and early spring (December to March). This burning season has become commonplace because most of...
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  • Noble News and Views
  • 2016
  • December

Introduced grasses can cause problems for wildlife

Across the United States, introduced and invasive plant species have displaced and replaced many native plant species. These plants are spreading across the landscape primarily due to human...
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  • 2016
  • September

White-tailed deer managers should focus on three concepts

Limited progress occurs when managers of free-ranging deer focus on superficial issues.
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  • 2016
  • January

Leasing for waterfowl supports watershed conservation

Recreational leases have gained popularity in Texas and Oklahoma because they provide additional income and support land management goals.