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Apply for Deer Management Permits

For properties with especially high deer numbers and impacts, you can obtain special state permits that allow antlerless deer hunting beyond standard limits.

Apply for Deer Management Permits
Clean My Best Management Practices

Clean out your Best Management Practices annually to keep them working. This maintenance often avoids the need for costly heavy equipment later on.

Clean My Best Management Practices
Clean My Bird Boxes

Just setting up a bird nesting box isn’t enough to keep birds using it. Periodic cleaning will reduce nest parasites and improve the health of both adult and baby birds.

Clean My Bird Boxes
Find My Vernal Pools

Vernal pools are unique wetlands that only have water part of the year. Though often hard to spot, vernal pools provide critical breeding habitat for amphibians. Learn to recognize vernal pools and discover what you can do to protect yours.

Find My Vernal Pools
Install a Bat Box

Bats freak out some people, but they’re actually remarkable creatures that can catch as many as 1,000 mosquitoes every hour. You can help give bats a safe, warm place to raise their young by hanging a bat box from your house or a freestanding post.

Install a Bat Box
Install a Trail Camera

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.

Install a Trail Camera
Install Tree ID Signs

Woodlots have lots of kinds of trees. Install low-cost tree ID signs along your trails to educate you and your family about the remarkable diversity on your land.

Install Tree ID Signs
Prune My Trees

Trees possess beauty that is sometimes obscured by nature itself. Pruning dead limbs and sculpting a form will enhance a tree's natural beauty and health.

Prune My Trees
Prune My Wild Apple Trees

Wild apple trees are an important food for wildlife, but overcrowding within a tree and between neighboring trees can reduce the number of apples they produce. Prune branches and clear around wild apple trees to help them grow more fruit.

Prune My Wild Apple Trees