Tag Archive: Wildlife

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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West Florida Winter Forage and Wildlife Food Plot Tour – March 3

Photo Credit, UF/IFAS Santa Rosa County Extension Choosing the Right Cool-season Forage Many different grasses, legumes, and forage blends are used for winter grazing and wildlife food plots. The livestock producer or wildlife enthusiast must choose forages that are best adapted to the soil and climatic conditions at his/her location. Cattle, horse, and small ruminant …

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Permanent link to this article: http://escambia.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/02/18/west-florida-winter-forage-and-wildlife-food-plot-tour-march-3/

Managing Forests and Farms for Fish and Wildlife Workshop – January 12

Photo: Doug Mayo The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) along with the Florida Forest Service, Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services Office of Ag Water Policy, Natural Resources Conservation Service, Farm Credit of Northwest Florida, and University of Florida IFAS Extension will hold a public workshop on Thursday, January 12, 2017 in …

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Permanent link to this article: http://escambia.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/01/07/managing-forests-and-farms-for-fish-and-wildlife-workshop-january-12/

Your Christmas Tree Could Benefit Winter Wildlife

Christmas trees can provide benefits to wildlife long after they have served as holiday decoration indoors. Credits: IFAS photo database. Americans purchased approximately 30 million live Christmas trees last year. If you plan to have a live tree this winter, and you’re wondering what you could do with your tree once it has finished its role as …

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Permanent link to this article: http://escambia.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/12/16/your-christmas-tree-could-benefit-winter-wildlife/

Don’t Rush Wildlife Plot Planting – Wait for the Rain

A buck chases a doe through plots of wildlife forages being evaluated in 2013 at the University of Florida’s North Florida Research and Education Center. Photo Courtesy of Holly Ober It should be too late in the year for an article about cool season food plots; they should already be up and growing, at the very …

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Permanent link to this article: http://escambia.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/11/07/dont-rush-wildlife-plot-planting-wait-for-the-rain/

Don’t Rush Wildlife Plot Plantings – Wait on Rain

A buck chases a doe through plots of wildlife forages being evaluated at the University of Florida’s North Florida Research and Education Center. Photo:  Holly Ober It should be too late in the year for an article about cool season food plots; they should already be up and growing, at the very least planted. It’s …

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Permanent link to this article: http://escambia.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/11/05/dont-rush-wildlife-plot-plantings-wait-on-rain/

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://escambia.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/02/12/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://escambia.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://escambia.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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