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Drought may still take toll on habitat, wildlife

An interesting piece on the impact of the drought in Texas on habitat and wildlife, including quail, turkey and deer:

“This past summer, as Texas withered several months into what would become the state’s most severe and wide-spread one-year drought in at least a century, Macy Ledbetter visited a prospective client’s ranch near Breckenridge in north-central Texas.

“It was blistered – cooked just like everything else. No grass. No water. Nothing green. Everything was taking a beating,” said Ledbetter, a wildlife biologist whose Spring Creek Outdoors wildlife and habitat management consulting business works with dozens of ranchers and landowners across the western and southern two-thirds of the state.” Read more HERE.