Don’t Forget About Wildlife Habitat Projects this Spring

Don’t Forget About Wildlife Habitat Projects this Spring

Spring can be a busy time of year for those interested in improving wildlife habitat on the property they own/manage. Spring is the time to begin efforts that pay-off later in the year – particularly in the fall when hunting season rolls back around. If you are...
Beaver Biology and Control Webinar – March 15

Beaver Biology and Control Webinar – March 15

Beaver are Florida’s largest rodent. They thrive throughout the southeastern United States, especially in the streams, rivers, swamps and lakes of the Florida Panhandle and upper peninsula. While their dam building creates habitat for nesting wood ducks and...
New App for FWC Deer Harvest Reporting System

New App for FWC Deer Harvest Reporting System

– Archery season for white tailed deer opened Saturday, October 24 in Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) Hunting Zone D (basically the Panhandle west of Tallahassee, see figure 1). Before you go hunting be sure that you have a plan in place...
Dr. Blount’s 2020 Cool-Season Forage Variety Update

Dr. Blount’s 2020 Cool-Season Forage Variety Update

  – Everything from variety selection to timing of planting and fertilizer rates impact the yields and productivity of your cool-season forages.  Dr. Ann Blount and her team of forage specialists at UF/IFAS Extension develop a set of recommendations...
Game Cameras for Wildlife Monitoring

Game Cameras for Wildlife Monitoring

– Mike Goodchild, Walton County Extension Director and Forestry Agent When your land management plan includes wildlife, it can be frustrating to determine how much impact you are making.  Wildlife continuously move and are generally more active and visible when...