Notes from the Field

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Wildlife Viewing

Fishing

Hunting

  • Fulfilling Your Late Season Objectives

    Late season deer hunts provide a challenging experience. Recognizing deer travel patterns and locating the food sources will greatly increase the hunter success rate! Read more…

  • DGIF Black Bear Radio-Collaring Project

    Since 2016, DGIF biologists have been radio-collaring adult female bears. Data acquired through this project continues to provide insights into the movements, denning habits, and home ranges of wild, female bears in unstudied areas of Virginia. Read more…

  • Huntin’ the Muzzleloader Rut

    When November rolls around, the rut will be taking shape, and bucks will be on the move. Black powder hunters that are up for the thrill will have a narrow window of opportunity to encounter whitetails gone wild! Read more…

Habitat

  • Less Is More! Easy Ways to Improve Habitat for Birds This Fall

    Simplifying your routine fall yard and land maintenance practices really can make a difference for birds; follow these tips from DGIF’s habitat experts and your property will be more attractive and supportive to birds. Read more…

  • Monarch Spectacle at DGIF Headquarters!

    It’s amazing what an impact a few milkweed plants can have. Here at DGIF headquarters in Henrico county, we got rid of a big patch of lawn at our entrance and have started a pollinator garden, and the monarch caterpillars have had a feast on the milkweed! Read more…

  • Working For Wildlife

    Hunters and landowners fill the gap of lost habitat by building and working food plots for the wildlife on their property. Read more…

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