The GameKeepers of Mossy Oak | The Conservation of The Wood Duck
Premiering Tuesday 10/5/2021 at 9 P.M. ET on the Outdoor Channel
On this episode of the GameKeepers of Mossy Oak we take a deep dive into the conservation efforts of the amazing Wood Duck. We’re joined by wood duck expert Danny Hartley who has worked extensively on wood duck restoration during his time with the Army Corps of Engineers.
Managing the Tennessee Tombigbee Waterway, Danny maintained around 2,200 wood duck boxes and explains what steps you can take to help this unique species of waterfowl.
- Nesting boxes are key to supporting wood duck populations
- Where to place wood duck boxes
- Protecting Nesting Boxes
- Annual box maintenance and record keeping
- Best material and design to build a nesting box with
- How to build a wood duck box with Scott Barrett
Success in the Field
Ducks Unlimited collegiate volunteers harvest a few wood ducks on a beautiful morning in the Mississippi flooded timber.
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