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Wildlife Food Plots for North Florida

Big Buck on the Move – Photo Credit Shep Eubanks, UF/IFAS About this time each year the minds of sportsman and wildlife aficionados turn towards the planting of wildlife food plots for use by wildlife  in fall, winter , and early spring.  There are many factors to consider when planting a fall food plot if …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/09/22/wildlife-food-plots-for-north-florida/

Steps for Dealing with Nuisance Wildlife

White-tailed deer, a species that is both highly sought after by sportsmen and an unwanted nuisance to many. Sportsmen modify habitat to attract deer and homeowners can modify habitat to stop attracting deer. (Photo by Eric Zamora) As a County Agent, I receive a wide variety of calls from clients relating to wildlife. The majority of …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/08/18/steps-for-dealing-with-nuisance-wildlife/

Escambia Winter Forages and Wildlife Food Plot Tour March 5

Adults and youth are welcomed to attend the Winter Livestock Forages and Wildlife Food Plot Tour on Saturday March 5th at 11:00 AM.  The tour will take place at the 4-H Livestock Facilities (5701 Highway 99, Molino, FL 32577). Join us for a walk through the winter forage and wildlife food plots that were planted in Fall …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/02/13/escambia-winter-forages-and-wildlife-food-plot-tour-march-5/

Winter Forage & Wildlife Food Plot Tour March 4

The 2016 Winter Forage Wildlife Food Plot Tour will be held on March 4th from 2:00 – 4:00 PM at the West Florida Research and Education Center (4253 Experiment Dr. Hwy 182 Jay, FL 32565). Join us for a walk through the winter forage and wildlife food plots that were planted in Fall 2015. Speakers …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/02/06/winter-forage-wildlife-food-plot-tour-march-4/

Wildlife Food Plot Fundamentals Workshop October 8th

As summer browse dwindles the habitat benefits of wildlife food plots become more evident.Photo Credit Mark Mauldin Improving habitat can benefit the quantity and quality of wildlife on a piece of property. One common method for improving habitat is the establishment of food plots. Food plots are simply areas that are managed for the production …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/10/03/wildlife-food-plot-fundamentals-workshop-october-8th/

Wildlife Food Plots – Considerations for Success and Workshop on 10/8

As summer browse dwindles the habitat improvement associate with wildlife food plots becomes even more evident.Photo Credit: Mark Mauldin Improving habitat can benefit the quantity and quality of wildlife on a piece of property. One common method for improving habitat is the establishment of food plots. Food plots are simply areas that are managed for …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/10/01/wildlife-food-plots-considerations-for-success-and-workshop-on-108/

Landscaping for Wildlife with Food Plots

Cool Season Wildlife Food Plot. Photo by Jennifer Bearden, UF / IFAS Many of us enhance our home landscaping with bird feeders, bird houses, bird baths and other items so that we can attract wildlife. To accomplish the same thing, many rural landowners plant wildlife food plots. While large landowners often plant several acres, food …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/09/29/landscaping-for-wildlife-with-food-plots/

Florida’s Forest Stewardship: Integrate Wildlife and Forestry Workshop October 15

October 15, 2015 – 8:30 am–3:30 pm ET Dixie Plantation 1583 Livingston Rd, Greenville, FL 32331 Wildlife and timber are important objectives for many forest landowners. Integrating forestry and wildlife management starts with setting realistic timber, wildlife and economic objectives;and a long-term management plan that addresses the management strategies to meet them. This workshop will …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/09/19/floridas-forest-stewardship-integrate-wildlife-and-forestry-workshop-october-15/

Giving Young Wildlife a Chance

These fledgling doves were found out of their nest and on the ground in late May. Photo credit: Carrie Stevenson A few weeks ago, the neighbor boys came running over to show my children the baby birds they found in their front yard. We expected they would lead us to a tree and point out fledglings in …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/06/30/giving-young-wildlife-a-chance/

Wildlife Food Plot Field Day March 20

Join us on Friday, March 20th from 1 pm – 3 pm to learn more about Wildlife Food Plots and which seed mixtures perform best in northwest Florida.  The field tour will take place at the West Florida Research and Education Center, 4253 Experiment Road (Hwy 182), Jay Florida.  This free event will showcase18 different …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/03/07/wildlife-food-plot-field-day-march-20/

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