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Woodies by the Box-Full: Lending Wood Ducks a Helping (Household) Hand by WI. DNR’s Jeff Bahls

Waterfowler and career professional conservationist Jeff has over 100 wood duck boxes under his supervision, and in this interview he shares the how's and why's of providing nest boxes for woodies, hooded mergansers and other critters that rely on tree branch cavities for raising their young'uns.

Included are several key points and tips about this conservation-oriented hobby, including how to Photograph a rare moment in the outdoors: the instant tiny woodrows leap into the air HALO style to join Mom on their way to brooding habitat! A great talk by a man with nearly 30 years' experience in helping wood ducks raise the Next Generation.

Special thanks to WI. DNR Wildlife Educator Liz Herzmann and the Horicon Marsh educational visitors center for arranging Jeff's presentation on 870 The Flyway.

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