Tag: habitat management

  • Ruffed Grouse West Nile Virus Test Results Now Available

    Ruffed Grouse West Nile Virus Test Results Now Available

    MADISON, Wis. – The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has received the 2019 test results from the second year of the ruffed grouse West Nile virus (WNV) surveillance project. Results from the blood samples collected from harvested ruffed grouse in 2019 indicate that 20% of the Wisconsin submitted samples had antibodies consistent with WNV exposure. Of […]

  • No Sharp-tailed Grouse Hunting Season For Fall 2020

    No Sharp-tailed Grouse Hunting Season For Fall 2020

    MADISON, Wis. – In light of scientific data and concerns over population viability, there will be no sharp-tailed grouse hunting season this fall. With no permits available, no applications will be made available or accepted this year. Each year, the Sharp-tailed Grouse Advisory Committee uses spring mating survey data to recommend permit levels for the sharp-tailed grouse […]

  • MDF Podcast Talking Mule Deer SE.3 Ep.3 – National Wild Turkey Federation President/CEO Becky Humphries

    MDF Podcast Talking Mule Deer SE.3 Ep.3 – National Wild Turkey Federation President/CEO Becky Humphries

    On this episode of Talking Mule Deer, Steve and Jodi talk with one of the leading ladies of the conservation community – Becky Humphries, President and CEO of the National Wild Turkey Federation. Becky tells us how she got her start as a wildlife biologist ultimately working her way to lead the Michigan Department of […]

  • NWTF and BLM Recognize Conservation Efforts

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The National Wild Turkey Federation and the Bureau of Land Management presented two Making Tracks with the BLM awards for achievement in habitat management on the Sherwood restoration project just outside of Newcastle, Wyoming. A representative from the BLM accepted an individual Making Tracks Award for David Morrill and a group award for […]

  • Apple Orchards with Chestnut Hill Outdoors

    Apple Orchards with Chestnut Hill Outdoors

    For those looking to attract and hold more wildlife on their property, mast orchards can be a great alternative or supplement to food plots and other habitat management practices. One of the principle benefits of orchards is that once established they require less effort. They also add more diversity, and by planting the right combination […]