Rebecca Bearden

Contributing Writer

Rebecca Bearden is the daughter of an Alabama cattleman and a graduate of
Auburn University. She works as a Conservation Education Programs Specialist
with the Alabama Wildlife Federation.

Posts by Rebecca Bearden

in Farm Press Blog Jan 28, 2013

More than just supper: An adventure in duck hunting

Until you slide off into 40-degree water on a chilly January morning, you haven’t really experienced all that nature has to offer....More
in Farm Press Blog Dec 23, 2012

Producing prize bucks requires knowledge of antler development

The opportunity for viewing a majestic white-tailed buck proudly bearing a mature set of antlers is a breathtaking sight for any wildlife enthusiast....More
in Farm Press Blog Nov 28, 2012

Year-round nutrition needed for healthy deer herd, good hunting

Though deer season in the South may last only a few months, proper management of white-tailed deer for a healthy herd and increased hunting....More
in Farm Press Blog Aug 16, 2012

Native warm-season grasses offer grazing alternative

Landowners searching for a natural grazing alternative that provides increased wildlife and overall ecosystem benefits, may want to consider....More
in Farm Press Blog Jun 22, 2012

Silvopasture is one way of diversifying your property

Trying to determine an effective way to manage for livestock, forage and timber on the same tract of land?....More
in Farm Press Blog May 18, 2012

Fire can increase your land’s natural resource value

Searching for a cost-effective management tool to increase the natural resource value of your property? Get back to basics with one of the earliest....More
in Farm Press Blog Apr 20, 2012

Fire helps to balance man’s use of the natural world

The sweet aroma of Southern pine tree snags smoldering on a warm spring afternoon is a fragrance most appreciated when standing on the safe side of a....More
in Farm Press Blog Mar 27, 2012

Looking to improve your property for posterity?

For landowners with long-term, multiple-use resource management objectives, integrating longleaf pine into your land management plan will offer one....More
in Farm Press Blog Mar 06, 2012

Longleaf pine has much to offer landowner

Any Southerner worth their weight in the woods will tell you there are few sights more beautiful to behold than a well-managed longleaf pine forest....More
in Farm Press Blog Jan 26, 2012

A little planning can improve wildlife potential of land

Whether you are seeking to maximize the wildlife viewing opportunities on your property or attempting to restore native ecosystems on your land, this....More
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