Deer habitat management on a 'natural' budget April 11, 2011 Alabama

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Deer habitat management on a 'natural' budget April 11, 2011 Alabama Management Habitat Press-Register - al.com

Controled burning is the number 1 management tool deer hunters can use to improve habitat in the even-age pine stands prevalent across the Gulf Coastal Plain... Mowing edge roads, fire breaks and even old fallow fields should go hand-in-hand with disking, Nix said.

Mowing removes the old-growth grasses that have outlived their palatability and at the same time disperses the seeds. Those seeds are then given a better environment to sprout when the disks disturb the dirt.


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