A delicate subject, BioLogic’s Austin Delano says the trickiest thing about wetlands management is knowing when to let nature take its course.
“One thing that can be done that requires very little disturbance, especially to boost waterfowl appeal, is to encourage the native habitat. Nature supplies some great waterfowl foods in the form of weeds like Barnyard Grass. Barnyard Grass is a nutritious native food and with proper water manipulation—pulling it off and putting it on at certain times—these native plants will thrive and produce great duck groceries.”
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