Content tagged with "Fall"

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.

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A bull elk stands in a field.

Discover nature with elk driving tours

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This year’s offerings include routes on Current River and Peck Ranch conservation areas.

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Landowner on tractor pulls disk field to promote ragweed growth

Disking Next to Cover

To produce lots of free quail food next year, disk next to cover when the leaves begin to change.

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Left image shows ditch with trees; right image shows shallow ditch in field

Ditch Work

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.

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Diverse factors reduce November deer harvest

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

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Photo of firewood

Don't Import 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.

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Several bright-green Osage orange fruits in a wire basket

Don’t Let These “Apples” Fool You

Every fall local stores tout these big, green, gnarly-skinned fruits as "natural insect repellent." But do they really keep the bugs away? I did a little research on hedge apple lore.

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dove in hand with banded leg

Double Dove Opener Is Twice the Fun

Two openings, two banded birds, lots of hot fun.

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