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Park ranger helps wildlife remain at lake

...Lake Thurmond, had just finished checking a few deer-food plots near the dam and was headed back to his office when a...We survey active nests and monitor them," he said. Food plots are set up to help some species thrive, such as the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/07/01/ent_210667.shtml
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Georgia wildlife programs should expect a financial boost in 2014

...filling right now, but there are things we haven't been able to meet," Will said. "We have infrastructure needs, food plots, wildlife openings and just maintaining the roads in WMAs."Georgia officials also have plans to acquire additional...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/rob-pavey/2013-12-28/georgia-wildli
Pavey: A cure for the outdoorman's blues

...Saturday morning.? Make venison jerky to give to friends who have been nice to you.? Comb the thickets around your food plots to find sheds ? which typically offer insight into the bucks you will be hunting this fall. SHOTGUN TEAM TIME: Enrollment...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/2013-01-19/pavey-cure-outdoormans-b
Hunter's preparation pays off

...would go something like this: You spend all year tending food plots, scouting, building stands and keeping everything under...the Martinez man spent his spring and summer preparing food plots in that vicinity, and made it a point to hang a stand...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/11/09/pav_390131.shtml
Rob Pavey
Hunting season is upon us

...frown upon.Scouting? Haven't really done any. New camos? Nope.I haven't helped the guys clear roads or plant food plots, either.In fact, until last week, my boots and hunting gear were right where I left them in January: in my basement...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/rob-pavey/2011-10-15/hunting-season
Hunter takes prized ghost gobbler

...to turkey hunt at Cowden Plantation in Aiken County, set up before sunrise among mixed hardwoods studded with small food plots. He was hoping for a chance to call in a good bird. What he got was an opportunity to connect with the most unusual...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/04/27/pav_370950.shtml
Rob Pavey
Nutrition is key to health of whitetails

...major role in antler development. Food plots are important for antler growth...is a prerequisite for successful food plots. "They're kind of like life...Test and improve soils used for food plots. Maintain food plots year-round...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/04/29/out_316150.shtml
Outdoors
Naturalist helps people, wildlife coexist

...naturalist, part of Mrs. Gay's job is to educate residents about the world in which they live. She also helps maintain food plots where residents can enjoy whitetails grazing on rye grass; and organizes community gardens, safely fenced from deer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/02/18/met_187762.shtml
Metro | Natural history and anthropology
Mature whitetails scarce in first weekend of deer season

...So far, I see plenty of acorns, but dry weather has made late summer browse in the clearcuts brittle and dusty. Food plots are up, but sadly lacking in water.Stated simply, we need rain.Most of the does I saw opening weekend had little...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/rob-pavey/2010-10-23/mature-whiteta
Rob Pavey | Outdoors | Sports
Powerlines give, take from wildlife

...whitetails.Can you imagine how many hunters have had an opportunity to see or take deer on these openings? Or how many food plots, dove fields and turkey plantings these lines have helped create? It's one more thing we hunters have to be thankful...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/rob-pavey/2010-11-20/powerlines-giv
Rob Pavey | Outdoors | Sports