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  • Noble News and Views
  • 2015
  • May

Wetlands provide ecological and economic benefits

Wetlands are an important, yet often overlooked, resource as they provide several ecosystem service and provide habitat for several wildlife species.
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  • 2013
  • October

Management increases chance for trophy bucks

Most deer hunters, including me, are fascinated with large antlers. We generally want to see or harvest bucks with large antlers. "Trophy buck" is commonly used to describe a buck with large antlers; however, trophy buck means different things to different people.
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  • 2014
  • December

Cross Timbers management creates wildlife habitat

Understanding the habitat requirements for the animals you want to promote and manage is key to providing a good wildlife habitat.
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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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  • 1997
  • November

Cattle as Quail Managers

In my opinion, cattle are the most powerful quail managers in Oklahoma, for two reasons. The first is because it is difficult to successfully produce bobwhites without them. Quail cannot thrive in rank grassland. The second reason is because so many land management decisions are made exclusively with cattle in mind.
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  • Noble News and Views
  • 2009
  • February

Controlling Eastern Red-cedar, a Common Noxious Weed

Eastern Red-cedar trees have become more abundant in many fence rows and pastures. This now very common tree was once limited to rocky bluffs, deep canyons and other areas where fire did not historically occur.
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  • 2015
  • December

Review of grazing practices could benefit wildlife

If wildlife is deemed an important component of an operation, the key is to apply grazing with wildlife habitat needs in mind.
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  • 2013
  • September

Resource management aids mourning dove migration

While sitting and waiting for mourning doves to fly by during hunting season, I find myself thinking about the journey these birds have embarked on and from where they have come.
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  • 2003
  • June

Native Plant Communities are Very Important for Wildlife

The most important concept to understand for successful wildlife management is the role of native plant communities - without them, most wildlife species cannot exist.
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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.