Wildlife and Woodlot Management: A Comprehensive Handbook for Food Plot and Habitat Development

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Combining today’s issues of creating self-sustaining environments with the age-old sports of hunting, shooting and trapping, Wildlife and Woodlot Management is the ultimate guide to attracting game to your property. Expert outdoorsman Monte Burch teaches a wide variety of techniques based on his own land management practices. Learn to match the vegetation of your land to the type of wildlife you need to attract. Hundreds of diagrams and photographs as well as Burch’s charming, instructional tone make woodlot management easy even for those who lack a green thumb.

Wildlife and Woodlot Management offers expert tips on such topics as:

  • Choosing the right piece of land for your needs
  • Maintenance and management practices
  • Improving natural vegetation
  • Attracting bucks, wild turkey, waterfowl, and small game
  • How to love working and helping your land

With over 330 pages crammed full of information and chapters covering topics ranging from timber stands to trespassers, Wildlife and Woodlot Management includes all the know-how you need to make your land into a hunting destination. Packed with pertinent details and accurate, easy-to-follow advice, this is a book no land-owning outdoorsman should miss.

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Wildlife & Woodlot Management is a comprehensive guide for hunters and landowners who want to develop, manage, and maintain their land for maximum enjoyment. Readers learn how to choose the type of land that will match the game they want to attract, whether it is waterfowl, upland, small game, or big game. Addressing one of the hottest topics today, author Monte Burch delves into planning food plots, preparing the soil, and what tools and equipment will work best. Monte offers advice on how to manage woodlots, reintroduce a forest, fell and girdle trees, establish grasslands, and manage water. Based on his own land management practices, Burch teaches a variety of techniques, with easy-to-follow instructions and solid advice.

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Wildlife & Woodlot Management: A Comprehensive Handbook for Food Plot & Habitat Development

Written by Monte Burch, a leading expert with over 30 years of experience planting food plots and managing woodlots on his own farm, this book will help you to develop, manage, and maintain your property to attract and hold wildlife–especially mature bucks.

Chapters Cover:

· Choosing the right piece of land and assessing its possibilities

· Planning food plots, soil testing, preparing the land

· How to select the right seed for your property

· Food plot tools (including planting plots with ATV’s)

· Timber stand improvement, maintenance, and management practices

· Timber forest management tools

· Improving soft mast crops and acorn management

· Improving vines, shrubs, and other natural vegetation

· Monitoring food and woodlot areas

· Managing forage, non-native grasslands, and prairie grasses

· Implementing controlled burns

· Establishing watering sites and improving springs and spring seeps

· Controlling predators

· Effectively deterring poachers and trespassers

· Plus...specific tips on how to attract mature bucks, wild turkeys, waterfowl, upland birds, and small game

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