Wildlife Forestry in Bottomland Hardwoods - Desired Forest Conditions for Wild Turkey, White-tailed Deer and Other Wildlife


This is a report developed specifically for private forest landowners interested in managing for wildlife habitat values.  It provides a summary of detailed management guidelines aimed at achieving “desired forest conditions” for wildlife.  The recommendations have been distilled from a longer, more detailed science-based report developed by 56 wildlife and forestry experts as part of the LMVJV Forest Resource Conservation WG.  Members included representatives of five federal agencies, including the US Forest Service, three states, as well as academic researchers and private conservation/industrial forest land managers.

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