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Cervidae Plantation

Central Georgia

Very often people think of land planning as an additive discipline. In the case of Wildlife Enhancement, it is primarily an exercise of adding little, and preparing a strategy that allows nature to do the work herself.
Wood ducks have the potential to remain one of the outstanding waterfowl species in the Southeast if proper habitat is retained and effective management plans are put into action. A combination of in selective timber harvesting and an intensive nest box program was developed in an effort to retain or increase the number of nesting cavities.

Now the issue to be dealt with becomes developing strategies to increase the quantity and quality of the brood bearing groups.
A good vegetative management program provides food and shelter. Planting should be considered a last resort to vegetative management.