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Habitat Heros #122: Next Level Habitat – Shrubs

Time to step up the game of habitat! No more messing around, here are the nuts and bolts or foundation piece of land management to maximize the benefit for wildlife. Shrubs play a critical role in offering benefit on the landscape 24/7 or 365 days a year.

Trees and grasses tend to get the glory when it comes to habitat management, but we forgot about the middle ground. Shrubs come into play for non-game birds, game birds, rabbits, grouse, quail, turkey, whitetail deer, and more. Shrub thickets provide forage during the spring, summer, fall, and winter as well as cover. There isn't a downside to shrubs. Every region has shrubs that should play a major role in the habitat.

Don't move forward in your habitat management plan without considering shrubs. Do your research and plant the shrubs that are missing in your landscape. The wildlife will thank you later. Share this podcast those who need to take their habitat to the next level. Enjoy.Learn.Share! #ForLoveoftheLand

Enjoy.Learn.Share! #ForLoveoftheLand