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Edge Feathering The Lost Habitat Management Tool

Edge Feathering has been a lost practice for a while but it's time we should bring it back. When we look for habitat or land management tools we usually go with the new fad but that doesn't always mean it's the best way to do things. Hinge cutting has been in the spotlight for several years now, but what if we told you that edge feathering can provide more benefits to more species?

You may not believe that statement but let us break down all the benefits of edge feathering for you in this podcast. When we discuss the drastic difference between a person managing for quail and a person managing for deer it comes to no shock that edge feathering is a big part of quail management. Quail management requires a much more intense management plan. A good deer hunting farm doesn't mean great quail hunting, but a great quail hunting farm likely means a great deer hunting farm. We can learn a lot from quail management and if they have a tool to use that's beneficial deer hunters should listen up!

We break down how we edge feather, when we do it, and the year-round benefits it provides. Be careful after listening you will likely want to fire up the chainsaw and get to work! The lost art of feathering the edge is coming back and you don't want to miss out on this awesome habitat management tool!

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