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Wildlife and Your Land

The Wildlife and Your Land series is designed to offer suggestions to you, the private landowner, on how to manage your land for wildlife. Each part of the series focuses on management practices that you can apply to your land, but first, let's start by getting to know some of the basics [PDF] of wildlife management.

Contact your local Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources wildlife biologist to discuss these publications and specific needs for your property.

Publication number Document Subject information
WM-216 Calling All Wildlife [PDF] Wildlife management basics
WM-217 Putting Pen To Paper [PDF] Developing a management plan
WM-219 Getting the Help You Need [PDF] People and dollars to help manage your land for wildlife
WM-294 Wildlife Inventory: Overview [PDF], Inventory and Monitoring [PDF] and Wildlife Survey Sheets [PDF] How to inventory and monitor wildlife on your land
WM-220 Wildlife Primer: Mammals [PDF], Birds [PDF] and Reptiles and Amphibians [PDF] Wildlife habits and habitat
WM-223 What to Plant Part 1 [PDF] and Part 2 [PDF] Trees, shrubs and vines with wildlife values
WM-224 To Cut Or Not To Cut [PDF] Managing woodlands for wildlife
WM-222 Critter Condo [PDF] Managing dead wood for wildlife
WM-221 Rabbitat [PDF] Brush piles for wildlife
WM-226 On Edge [PDF] Managing edge for wildlife
WM-227 Gimme Shelter [PDF] Shelterbelts and food plots
WM-228 Home On The Range [PDF] Restoring and maintaining grasslands
WM-229 Just Add Water [PDF] Restoring shallow wetlands
WM-225 The Wealth of Waterways [PDF] Managing stream corridors