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Update on Spring Plantings and Last Year’s Habitat Work

A site visit to the NY property revealed a rare problem, that is, too much rain.  Never thought I would be complaining about too much rain, but we have fields now that are waterlogged and plants suffering from lack of air.  There is a lot of yellowing in some fields and the neighbor's corn is

Marcellus Well Site Reclamation

Reclaiming Well Sites in the Marcellus Shale Region The Marcellus region coincides with the prime hunting ground in West Virginia, Pennsylvania and New York. There will be thousands of well sites cleared for drilling and all of them must be reclaimed in some fashion. If you are a landowner lucky enough to have one of

Sources of Funding for Habitat Improvements

One of the big stumbling blocks for landowners considering wildlife habitat enhancement projects is the cost.  Quality land improvements cost money, sometimes a lot of it.  I have often had landowners ask me to “rehab” a pasture or install a food plot only to change their minds when they see the cost estimate.