How many deer visit your property? You can find out using this “pellet count” survey method.
This article from Quality Whitetails walks you through how to do a deer pellet count. It’s written for hunters, but even if you don’t hunt, you can still use it to estimate deer population on your land.
Animals have better senses than we do, and they can be skittish when they know a human is nearby. A well-placed trail camera can take pictures of elusive wildlife without you needing to be there.
Find out if your streamside areas are healthy and what to do to care for them with this easy-to-use self-assessment.
Just like your doctor runs tests to determine your health, you can find out the health of your woodlot by hiking your land and looking at several indicators.