Living the Country Life

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It's hard to know what wildlife to protect if we don't know what's out there. There isn't enough time or money to inventory the wildlife we see every day. But a national environmental...
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Riparian habitat zones Creating wildlife habitat along rivers, streams and wetlands can quickly become a labor of love. Known as riparian habitat zones, these areas attract many species of...
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If you could, wouldn't you like to encourage a wildlife species? The Safe Harbor program provides assistance for an endangered species habitat. Radio interview source: Eric Holst, Managing...
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Living the Country Life Radio Program with Betsy Freese
Conservation is key Listen to this radio show (MP3 download) or read below. Radio interview source: Craig Alderman, director of marketing, Quail Unlimited When I was a kid, I remember my dad...
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Making a master plan for your new wildlife habitat is a good investment, but at some point, the real work with shovels and dirt begins.
If your dream habitat includes a lot of trees, you might want to choose your neighbors carefully. Dave Betts, who planted 30,000 trees on his Ohio acreage, got lucky. "The next-door neighbor had...
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When a landowner creates a food plot, it's usually to feed wildlife through the winter. If you establish a green browse food plot, you can feed wildlife all year long. Radio interview source:...
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Give wildlife a place to hide, nest, eat, and run.
Creating Cover By Jodi Henke Providing habitat for wildlife is critical for maintaining and restoring populations. But its success depends on the right balance of components for nesting,...
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Country Refuge
Radio interview source: Dave Buchanan, acreage owner, Wheatland, Iowa Listen here to the radio story (mp3) or read below When Dave Buchanan bought his first farmstead, he had no idea how much his...
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If you live near a stream or lake with adequate tree cover, there's a good chance you may have seen a Wood Duck or two frequenting your property. If you enjoy having them around, and would like...
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Listen here to the radio story (mp3) Wildlife habitats change over time and if the quail and pheasant are disappearing from your land, it's time for action. Restore the area for these birds by...

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