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Building a Hunting Pond - What Deer Need

Traditionally, land enhancement practices to attract deer have focused on food sources and food plots

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Building a Hunting Pond: Just Add Water

Are you an outdoorsman, a nature enthusiast, or a homesteader intent on supplying your own food?

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Habitat Improvements to Attract Mature Bucks

Mature bucks are a different animal than your average doe or even young buck.

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How Do I Design a Greenhouse on my Homestead?

Greenhouses create a safe, warm place for your plants by utilizing solar radiation.

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Planning for the Long-Term Homestead

A major facet of homesteading is preparation. Emergencies happen, crops fail, animals pass away, and costs pop up.

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Supporting the Cycle of Life with Homesteading

Anyone familiar with Disney’s rendition of Hamlet knows about the circular nature of life and decay.

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What Should I Grow for Homesteading?

There are so many options for an aspiring gardener and/or homesteader.

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Energy for your Greenhouse & Homestead

Let’s talk about greenhouses. In terms of access to year-round, happy vegetables

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Achieving Food Self Sufficiency

So, how much food are we talking about here? Are you looking to entirely replace your grocery trips with walks into the backyard?

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Is Homesteading the right approach for me?

It’s a romantic idea in a lot of ways. Freeing yourself from the daily grind, connecting back to the land and the routines of our ancestors. 

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Philosophy of the Homestead

It may be helpful to think of homesteading as a “philosophy” rather than any particular farm

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What is Homesteading?

There are many reasons to enjoy modern life and all its trappings: a fully stocked supermarket only a short drive away

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The Evolution of Drone Use in Wildfire Management

Aerial intelligence in wildfire management is a familiar concept.

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The Future of Wildfire Management: Embracing Advanced Technology and Tactics

Raging wildfires are one of the most devastating natural disasters and they are escalating in frequency

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Helicopter Dip Ponds in Action

This term describes work performed by helicopters in wildland firefighting

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Helicopter Dip Ponds: Balancing Operational Needs and Ecosystem Protection

Helicopter dip ponds are vital to wildland firefighting, providing an easily accessible water source

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Helicopter Dip Pond Maintenance: Ensuring Peak Performance and Safety

‍In aerial firefighting, helicopter dip ponds provide a reliable and efficient water supply.

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Enhancing Aerial Firefighting with Constructed Dip Ponds

Helicopter dip ponds are crucial in firefighting, providing a dedicated and strategically positioned water source

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Designing Helicopter Dip Ponds for Aerial Firefighting Operations

Helicopter dip ponds play a crucial role in aerial firefighting operations, providing a readily accessible and sustainable water source

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Helicopter Dip Ponds: A Game-Changer in Wildland Firefighting Tactics

With the increasing prevalence of wildfires, the demand for swift, practical firefighting tools

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The Evolution of Aerial Firefighting: From Helicopters to Waterbombers

Aerial firefighting has come a long way since its inception. 

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Above and Beyond: The Power of Aerial Firefighting in Battling Wildfires

Wildfires have long been destructive, threatening lives, homes, and ecosystems.

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Interlift Liners or Single Liner Systems: Choosing the Right Design

For hundreds of years, heap leach pads were simple constructions of graded and berm soil with ore piled directly on top of the ground.

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Risks of Leaks and Seepage from Improper Heap Leach Pad Design

When compared to other widely used mining and processing methods, heap leaching is one of the least environmentally impactful.

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Complete Drainage Systems for Maximum Heap Leach Recovery

A heap leach pad may seem simple to construction and similar in design to any other containment basin.

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