WHAT’S GOING ON IN THE FOREST? Been looking for acorns. This year I’m finding the acorn crop–mainly red oak–to be quite spotty. Actually, this seems to be beneficial to hunting deer since on years with abundant acorns, it can be difficult to predict where deer will be eating them. But,Continue Reading

WHAT’S GOING ON IN THE FOREST? Went for a hike the other day back in the woods and stumbled upon some white oak branches on the forest floor. Branches had been cut from above by a hungry black bear that was after the acorns. Once the branches laid on theContinue Reading

Red Oak, Tree, Acorns, Wildlife food

Red oak trees seem to have a healthy acorn crop this year. This is important for wildlife as a food source, especially with the lack of other mast crops this year, like apple. There has been a lot of deer squirrel, chipmunk, and turkey activity in oak stands this pastContinue Reading