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Missed Hunting Opportunities

Lots of opportunities to enjoy the outdoors exist on Oklahoma's wildlife management areas.

Nov 16, 2023

The Pros and Cons of Food Plots

A common misconception is that managing habitat for wildlife requires food plantings or a food plot. Conversely, good wildlife management does not require food plantings and, likewise, food plantings alone are not indicative of good wildlife management.

Sep 20, 2023

The Ins and Outs of Ideal Wild Turkey Roost Trees

Roost trees are vital for a turkey on a daily basis as well as on a seasonal basis. In the evenings, turkeys will perch up off the ground where they are protected from predators, then fly down in early mornings.

Sep 20, 2023

A Closer Look at Patch-Burn Grazing for Livestock and Wildlife

Management practices like patch-burn grazing are beneficial for cattlemen and wildlife managers alike, increasing both the profitability of the livestock operation while also increasing the recreational value of the property.

Aug 21, 2023

Managing for Deer Bedding Areas

Deer bedding areas can be a great addition to other habitat management practices to attract and hold deer more closely on a single property.

Jul 13, 2023

Daylighting Forest Roads for Wildlife

Daylighting roads, or removing the tree cover along one or both sides, can have many benefits, and not just for wildlife.

Jul 13, 2023

Bermudagrass to Brood Habitat Benefits Upland Game

A Grant County landowner converted bermudagrass to brood habitat and his dedication to habitat is already paying off.

Jun 27, 2023

Thistles: A prickly ID challenge

We chat with a botanist to weed through the prickly identification challenges associated with thistles and their look-alikes.

Jun 22, 2023

Three Tips to Bring on the Butterflies

Butterflies are a joy to watch and are relatively easy to attract with nectar-producing plants. We offer three tips to attract butterflies to your backyard.

Jun 21, 2023

Solar Water for Livestock and Wildlife

Water wells are a popular way for landowners and managers to provide solar water for livestock and wildlife in remote locations.

Jun 19, 2023