Roadside Management for Wildlife

As more acres are converted into pine plantations, roadside management becomes more important for wildlife. Roadsides if managed properly can provide habitat for various wildlife species. Development of these areas is relatively inexpensive and requires very little maintenance. During the first few years of pine growth, an abundance of grasses and weeds provide seeds, insects, and browse (depending on past land use, site quality and preparation). Deer, turkey, quail, rabbits, songbirds, and small mammals commonly use these areas for food, … [Read more...]