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Article by Mike Freeman, published in the Fall 2015 Ruffed Grouse Society/American Woodcock Society Magazine (575 KB download).

Popular article explaining how forest management activities on lands of the Massachusetts Division of Fisheries and Wildlife (MassWildlife) contribute to wildlife conservation while mitigating the effects of climate change.

A forester explains how clearcutting can benefit wildlife and allow the forest to "start over," with better, healthier trees (315 KB file).

28-page booklet by Paul Catanzaro, Anthony D'Amato, and other contributors, published in 2019 by the University of Massachusetts, Amherst (5.4 MB download).

Article by Cristina Santiestevan explaining the challenge of educating the public on why cutting trees can be good for wildlife, plants, and the environment. From March/April 2015 Virginia Wildlife magazine (2.9 MB download).

Article on shrublands by Scott Weidensaul; originally appeared in Aubudon online on March 1, 2016 (20 KB download).

Article from Pennsylvania Game News magazine explaining how private landowners can evaluate whether their forests are providing habitat for wildlife that need younger growth, and how to take steps to create such habitat (9 MB download).

Linda Steiner is a hunter who knows through experience that young forest benefits a wide range of wildlife and not just game birds and mammals. (Article from April 2012 Pennsylvania Game News magazine; 1.9 MB file.)