Content tagged with "Fall"

Delay in flooding Pool 8

If you’ve being keeping up with the blog, we’ve mentioned flooding Pool 8 in November a couple of times. The decision to flood has been delayed, and we wanted to pass this along to keep you informed. More
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Delivering the Goods

This photo shows a dog delivering a woodcock to a hunter in an orange cap.
When everything comes together, bird hunters and their four-legged partners share a moment of satisfaction. More

Dirt Today, Teal Tomorrow

aquatic plants in cul-de-sac wetland
While Duck Creek doesn’t typically provide much teal-hunting opportunity, in the coming years we should be able to increase the amount of teal-friendly habitat during this time of year. More
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Disabled-Accessible Waterfowl Reservation

Hunters with physical limitations can reserve a disabled-accessible blind on selected areas. Browse requirements and reservation procedures for both waterfowl reservations and Quick Draw. More

Disking Next to Cover

Landowner on tractor pulls disk field to promote ragweed growth
To produce lots of free quail food next year, disk next to cover when the leaves begin to change. More

Ditch Work

Left image shows ditch with trees; right image shows shallow ditch in field
Before November 2011, we filled in a one-mile section of ditch that bisected Units A and B and allowed water to bypass the area. Now the ditch matches the surrounding elevations so that shallowly flooded ground in Units A and B can be better used. More

Diverse factors reduce November deer harvest

deer hunting
Of all the factors in play, weather probably was least important. More

Don't Import Firewood

Photo of firewood
Firewood looks harmless, but it can harbor the emerald ash borer, a devastating forest pest. Campers and hunters are urged not to move firewood to and from their campsites. More