Category Archives: Wildlife & Fisheries

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No-Till Seed Drill for Plot Preparation

How to use a No-Till Seed Drill to prepare a wildlife food plot.  

How to Feed the World

The world is less than 40 years away from a food shortage that will have serious implications.  

Shredder for Plot Preparation

How to use a shredder, or bush hog, to prepare a wildlife food plot.  

Bottom Plow for Plot Preparation

How to use a bottom plow to prepare a wildlife food plot.  

Drag for Plot Preparation

How to use a drag to prepare a wildlife food plot.  

Disk Plow for Plot Preparation

How to use a disk plow to prepare a wildlife food plot.  

Interpreting White-Tailed Deer Rubs

Rubs can serve as a sign post to other deer in the area.  

Cultipacker for Plot Preparation

How to use a cultipacker to prepare a wildlife food plot.  

Chain Harrow for Plot Preparation

How to use a chain harrow to prepare a wildlife food plot.  

Box Blade for Plot Preparation

How to use a box blade to prepare a wildlife food plot.

Identification of Deer and Feral Hog Tracks

Learn how to tell the difference between deer and hog tracks. Test your skills online: http://InternetTV.tamu.edu/QUIZ1  

Dead Standing Trees as Habitat

Dead standing trees can be an important habitat for Texas wildlife.  

Texas Invaders Feral Hogs

Unfortunately, there are an estimated 2.6 million feral hogs in Texas.  

Techniques for Counting Quail

Various techniques that can be used to survey bobwhite and scaled quail populations.  

How to Build a Scent Station to Detect Quail Predators

Learn how to build a scent station to identify potential quail nest predators in an area.  

Rotenone Application for Fish Ponds

Learn how to apply the chemical Rotenone for fish pond management.  

Managing Quail Habitat to Reduce Raptor Predation

How you can modify the landscape to give quail a competitive advantage when they are pursued by raptors (hawks).  

Rainwater Harvesting for Wildlife

How to improve the habitat on your property using these rainwater harvesting techniques.  

Ragweed and Quail

Ragweed is an important food source for Bobwhite quail.  

Quail Oases

Quail oases are created by redirecting water runoff into strategically placed catchments.  

Quail Houses

Quail houses provide great escape cover for Bobwhite Quail.  

Grazing Management for Quail

Learn the pros and cons of grazing in quail management.  

How to Build a Dummy Nest to Evaluate Quail Nest Success

Learn how to build a simulated quail nest.  

Conservation Reserve Program and Quail

Conservation Reserve Program is an incentive-based program offered by the Natural Resources Conservation Service.  

Improving Feral Hog Trapping

Box traps can help to reduce feral hog populations on private lands.

Reversing the Quail Decline in Texas

Quail populations have been declining in Texas for years, and landowners are the key to restoring habitat.

Shredding and Mowing for Wildlife Management

How shredding (mowing) can enhance the wildlife habitat on your property.

Figure-C Feral Hog Traps

How to construct and bait a Figure-C feral hog trap.  

Constructing Corral Traps for Feral Hogs

How to construct and place a tear drop shaped corral trap for capturing feral hogs.

Disking for Wildlife Management

How shallow disking can enhance wildlife habitat on your land.