Hinge cutting trees is a great deer habitat management tactic and also a good way to make the best bedding areas for white-tailed fawns.

Hinge cutting trees is a great deer habitat management tactic and also a good way to make the best bedding areas for white-tailed fawns.

As you reflect on the 2016 deer season, you might naturally wonder what you could do now to make 2017 an even better bow hunting year. That’s what New Year’s is all about, right? Most people typically spend this time of year pondering what they did right or wrong, and how they want their new year to shape up. If you’re going to participate, why not include hunting goals and improving your deer habitat in the mix too?

As you reflect on the 2016 deer season, you might naturally wonder what you could do now to make 2017 an even better bow hunting year. That’s what New Year’s is all about, right? Most people typically spend this time of year pondering what they did right or wrong, and how they want their new year to shape up. If you’re going to participate, why not include hunting goals and improving your deer habitat in the mix too?

Prescribed fire is a great management tool for deer habitat!

Prescribed fire is a great management tool for deer habitat!

It's not too late to make real changes that can improve your deer habitat.

It's not too late to make real changes that can improve your deer habitat.

Critical Deer Habitat Strategy | Whitetail Habitat Solutions

Critical Deer Habitat Strategy | Whitetail Habitat Solutions

Hinge cutting trees is a great deer habitat management tactic and also a good way to make the best bedding areas for white-tailed fawns.

Hinge cutting trees is a great deer habitat management tactic and also a good way to make the best bedding areas for white-tailed fawns.

Planting the right trees and removing the wrong ones can both be part of effective deer habitat management. You might need to remove trees for timber stand improvement (selecting low-value tree species to allow sunlight and other resources to go toward understory growth or other high-value trees) or to control non-native invasive tree species that … Read More

Planting the right trees and removing the wrong ones can both be part of effective deer habitat management. You might need to remove trees for timber stand improvement (selecting low-value tree species to allow sunlight and other resources to go toward understory growth or other high-value trees) or to control non-native invasive tree species that … Read More

Deer habitat project

Deer habitat project

I’ve been planting trees for deer habitat management since I started helping my dad when I was about 10 years old. I’m in my 40s now and still planting them. I’ve learned a lot about tree planting and made plenty of mistakes in that time. Whenever the subject comes up, friends who hunt always have … Read More

I’ve been planting trees for deer habitat management since I started helping my dad when I was about 10 years old. I’m in my 40s now and still planting them. I’ve learned a lot about tree planting and made plenty of mistakes in that time. Whenever the subject comes up, friends who hunt always have … Read More

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