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How the Noise of Renewable Energy Could Cost Lives

   by Amy Lignor When it comes to ‘helping’ the environment, one of the most popular ways to increase energy/power in an all-natural way, is by utilizing the power of the wind. However, with all the wind farms and wind parks now growing up across the nation, a debate seems to be growing right along […]

Growing Bucks by the Bushel

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Annuals for Wildlife BY Dana R. Rogers They just couldn’t help themselves. The temperature was in the single digits with a steady gale from the northwest. As I sat in my ground blind this cold December afternoon I watched a steady parade of whitetails march from thick bedding cover out into my five acres of corn and soybeans. It was […]

Fire Drill

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Prescribed Burns- an Old School Tool BY Coty Bennett Fire! Burning is a “primitive tool” used in the modern gamekeeper’s “bag of tricks.” Every year the mediation of hearing the John Deere fire up during the first weekend of planting is a hallowed tradition that never gets old to those of us who live the “gamekeeper lifestyle.” But for some, the […]

Florida’s Largest Private Landowner Proves Things are Not Always

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  Florida’s Largest Private Landowner Proves Things are Not Always as They Seem by Orlando Beach The Sunshine State invokes visions of citrus groves, the smell of oranges ripening in the air, and Mickey Mouse meeting up with Harry Potter in Orlando. When it comes to talking about Florida land, the vision that arrives is […]

Designing the Perfect Brush Landscape

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  Designing the Perfect Brush Landscape by Troutski There are many factors that land owners and wildlife managers take into account when it comes to optimizing their land for a better hunting season. They use crop development, and carefully laid out plans for crop planting in order to provide the most help they can to […]

One Human’s Trash is Another Animal’s Treasure

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Humans are working each and every day to help the environment; from discovering new energy sources to creating new companies that offer ‘green’ products and appliances. Everything is about innovation and new technologies when it comes to the human being ‘green’ and working to diminish our carbon footprint before it’s too late. But there are […]

Birds and Animals Dying of Lead Poisoning

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  The hunting community is always trying to focus on the issues that harm our environment and cause various species to be erased from this planet. In fact, they are the largest contributors to everything from the EPA to local and community parks, etc. There are, however, those that give the hunting community a bad […]

Wildlife Managers: Keeping the Earth a Valuable Asset

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There are so many debates. There is so much misinformation. From Congress to ranchers to the new battle brewing over re-opening horse slaughterhouses, it seems that the overall subject of wildlife management and control is constantly in the news and under scrutiny. Therefore, a look at the basics – the core reason why wildlife managers […]

Controlling the Burn

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  No, when we’re speaking about a controlled burn we are not talking six-pack abs here; we are talking about something far more important – the environment. Reforestation is a huge issue at the moment – with success being found in all areas. Even the U.S. government has reported that over three million acres have […]

Creating Better habitat on Private Lands

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  Creating Better habitat on Private Lands   Leasing private lands for hunting is a demand that has been growing over the last decade. More and more people in the United States are searching for that perfect place where they can hunt; property that is managed well and will allow hunter’s various wildlife to choose […]