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Natural Resources University

Natural Resources University is a podcast network focused on delivering science-based natural resource management.

Funding for this project comes from the Renewable Resources Extension Act.


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Habitat University

Mar 22, 2022

This week we shift our inquiry from the U.S. Department of Agriculture into the Department of the Interior where we find a litany of wildlife biologists working to conserve wildlife habitat on private lands through various programs of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. In this episode, Adam interviews biologist...

Mar 11, 2022

It’s the 5th and final day of #WildTurkeyWeek, and to wrap it up we’ve brought on hunting lease manager and wildlife biologist Ryan Basinger of Westervelt Wildlife Services. This episode puts you in the shoes of a landowner managing a 25 year old loblolly pine stand. How do your strategies change depending...

Mar 10, 2022

For Day 4 of #WildTurkeyWeek, we’ve brought on Ted DeVos, co-owner of Bach and DeVos Forestry and Wildlife Services. Ted has over 22 years of experience helping landowners as a consulting forester and wildlife biologist. In this episode, he breaks down the vital components of turkey habitat management, the resources...

Mar 9, 2022

For Day 3 of #WildTurkeyWeek, we’ve brought on Chipper Gibbes from Whitetail Properties to talk turkey habitat management. Join us as Chipper reveals how he uses fire in tandem with other land management strategies to create his ideal turkey habitat.

 What is #WildTurkeyWeek? In celebration of turkey season 2022,...

Mar 8, 2022

For #WildTurkeyWeek Day 2,  we’re sitting down with turkey lover and fire enthusiast David Hawley of the Wild Turkey Report. Hear from David on how he manages his land for wild turkey using prescribed fire, discusses how turkey habitat management has evolved over generations, and shares what future generations can do...