Habitat & Wildlife Conservation

Graphic with one deer in field of soybeans for GrowingDeer.tv Episode #500
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How We Changed An Old Rocky Farm Into a Deer Hunting Dream (video)

July 26, 2019
Deer hunting and habitat changes on our hunting grounds: For 500 episodes we've shared what we do at The Proving Grounds in the rough, steep, rocky Ozark Mountains to produce bigger antlers and…
News & Tips: Spring Food Plots: Get Crop Benefits With the Buffalo Food Plot System (video)...
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Spring Food Plots: Get Crop Benefits With the Buffalo Food Plot System (video)

May 15, 2019
We are always working to improve the food plots on The Proving Grounds. When we find what works, we pass it along to our viewers. Check out this video to see a test that shows how your soil performs…
News & Tips: How Prescribed Fire Improves Whitetail Habitat (video)...
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How Prescribed Fire Improves Whitetail Habitat (video)

April 9, 2019
We use prescribed fire to improve native vegetation at The Proving Grounds. The reclamation process began for this 50 acre unit over 10 years ago to convert it from low quality cedars to better…
News & Tips: Why Using Prescribed Fire Improves the Forest, Deer & Wildlife Habitat (video)...
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Why Using Prescribed Fire Improves the Forest, Deer & Wildlife Habitat (video)

February 29, 2016
The GrowingDeer.tv team debunks the myths and negative associations of using prescribed fire as a tool to improve wildlife habitat and timber. Plus, how to improve hunting in your local county by…
News & Tips: Hunters & Habitat: The Perfect Partnership...
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Hunters & Habitat: The Perfect Partnership

August 27, 2015
Earlier this year my frequent grouse hunting partner Art Hamley and I spent a day chasing old ruff on various parcels within an extensive state-owned public hunting area in western Pennsylvania. What…
News & Tips: Deer Management: Fired Up For Better Deer Habitat (video)...
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Deer Management: Fired Up For Better Deer Habitat (video)

April 16, 2015
The team at GrowingDeerTV shows why prescribed fire is worth the effort for better whitetail habitat. Watch this episode as they checkout areas burned late last summer for a growing season fire. Plus…
News & Tips: Spring Deer Management: Making & Maintaining Food Plots (video)...
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Spring Deer Management: Making & Maintaining Food Plots (video)

April 10, 2015
The team at GrowingDeerTV shares the importance of keeping minerals out year round (begins :58) and how they are making a small food plot in an area that proved to be a hunting hot spot this past…
News & Tips: Winter Food Plot Combinations That Work for Whitetails (video)...
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Winter Food Plot Combinations That Work for Whitetails (video)

March 5, 2015
Just as important as feeding deer is taking care of the soil. Dr. Grant Woods, Wildlife Biologist The food plot experts at www.GrowingDeer.tv show the best winter food plots that will feed deer in a…
News & Tips: Prescribed Fire: Improving Whitetail Habitat (video)...
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Prescribed Fire: Improving Whitetail Habitat (video)

February 27, 2015
Dr. Grant Woods, Wildlife Biologist uses prescribed-fire as a habitat tool on his Missouri property. The wildlife professionals at GrowingDeer.tv bring you this video with basic how to information…
News & Tips: Tips for Finding Next Season’s Hunting Hotspot...
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Tips for Finding Next Season’s Hunting Hotspot

January 2, 2015
Having a hard time finding a place to hunt?  You’re not alone. Urban expansion, habitat destruction and restricted access are major problems facing hunters today. A growing number of outdoor…
News & Tips: Bass Pro Shops Bristol Store: Evening for Conservation with Brenda Valentine...
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Bass Pro Shops Bristol Store: Evening for Conservation with Brenda Valentine

September 2, 2014
It's Conservation Baby! RedHead pro hunting team member, Brenda Valentine, talks about conservation and women in hunting Sunrise opening day at at the Bristol, Tennessee's Bass Pro Shops Outdoor…
News & Tips: Spraying With an ATV: Get Results With These 5 Steps...
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Spraying With an ATV: Get Results With These 5 Steps

July 11, 2014
ATVs can help you do a variety of work on your property and ATVs like the Arctic Cat have many models capable of heavy-duty tasks as well as a range of tools, accessories and attachments. One of the…