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Aug 1, 2019
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A Farmer and His Wetlands
By Mike Budd

Instead of fighting the constant battle of farming chronically wet areas in his fields, John Dassow decided to put those areas to work producing ducks, pheasants, bumblebees, butterflies, songbirds and clean water.

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Aug 1, 2019
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  • Recreation
Call to Action: The Power of Mentoring
By Nancy Donaldson

The author shares her love of mentoring and offers encouragement to individuals interested mentoring new hunters.

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Aug 1, 2019
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A Non-hunter’s Perspective on Wildlife
By Greta Taylor

The author shares her perspective on hunting and the importance of hunting in regulating animal populations.

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Aug 1, 2019
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  • People
Building a Legacy and Oak-Hickory Woodlands
By Nicholas George

One southern Illinois landowner utilizes local coordination and resources to successfully manage a native oak-hickory forest ecosystem.

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May 1, 2019
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Questions on Conservation: Stan Etter
By Paul Brewer

Illinois wildlife biologist Stan Etter’s career bridged research and management. Etter is best known for his practical research and linking that research to management of pheasants and other wildlife in agricultural systems.

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A message from Director Chris Young

Welcome to the August 1, 2019 edition of the online magazine OutdoorIllinois Wildlife Journal, featuring timely, seasonally based stories about the Prairie State’s wildlife resources.

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