University of Maryland Extension

attracting wildlife

Wildlife Management: Brush Piles

Forest floor
Adequate resting and escape cover is critical to proper management of ground-nesting birds, rabbits, and other small game. Althoug living brush is preferable, in most cases you can build artificial brush piles to supply immediate shelter for many species where natural cover is limited.


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