Migration

We’ll finish up our discussion of movement with the second type of movement: Migration. Migration is a periodic movement involving a round-trip! There are two types of migration: Altitudinal Migration: animals migrate relatively short distances up and down mountains out west e.g., big game (elk, mule deer, moose) – their “summer” and “winter” ranges Latitudinal Migration: animals migrate a long distance;…

Wildlife Movements

A critical part of wildlife management is understanding how wildlife moves within its habitat. We will break down the first of the two types of movement: Local Movement. There are four main types of Local Movement: Home Range: a home range is the area traveled by an animal in its normal daily activities. An animal…

Habitat Essentials

A habitat is the kind of biotic community, or set of biotic communities, in which an animal lives – a habitat is an animal’s natural home! So how does an animal decide where to live? We’ll discuss that and a few habitat components that can help turn your animals house into a home! How an animal…

Wildlife Nutrition

Wether you’re managing 1,000 acres in food plots, or only have a small area you want to make more appealing to your neighborhood wildlife, knowing what nutrients an animal needs is the first step. Its important to remember that animals in good condition generally have higher reproduction rates and are more resistant to all forms…