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The Habitat Podcast is a podcast for land and wildlife habitat managers, and for hunters who learn and utilize different types of habitat in their hunting strategy. We interview hunters and habitat managers from across the country, picking their brain to learn their success's and failures.

We are different in the fact that we are not the experts. This podcast is for us and the listeners to learn a thing or two, from the experts we analyze.

Habitat Podcast Jared Van Hees

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    • 4.9, 187 Ratings

The Habitat Podcast is a podcast for land and wildlife habitat managers, and for hunters who learn and utilize different types of habitat in their hunting strategy. We interview hunters and habitat managers from across the country, picking their brain to learn their success's and failures.

We are different in the fact that we are not the experts. This podcast is for us and the listeners to learn a thing or two, from the experts we analyze.

    Habitat Podcast #84 - Zach Haas - Water Holes & Ponds in the Midwest, Aquatic Food Plots, How to Hunt Ponds, Success & Failures Around Water Holes, Location, Size, Water Temp & Treatment, How to Build a Water Hole on your Property

    Habitat Podcast #84 - Zach Haas - Water Holes & Ponds in the Midwest, Aquatic Food Plots, How to Hunt Ponds, Success & Failures Around Water Holes, Location, Size, Water Temp & Treatment, How to Build a Water Hole on your Property

    Habitat Podcast #84 - Zach Haas joins Jared and Brian to talk all things habitat ponds!  We cover lots of topics and get our questions answered.  We discuss:
    Water Holes & Ponds in the Midwest,
    How to Hunt Ponds,
    Success & Failures Around Water Holes,
    Location & Size,
    Preferred Water Temperature & Treatment,
    What to do in low wet areas,
    Aquatic Food Plots,
    How to Build a Water Hole on your Property!

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Habitat Podcast #83 - Lindsay Thomas Jr. - Invasive Slam 2020, Growing Season Burns vs Prescribed Fire, QDMA Deer Steward Class & Resources, Turkey Hunt Recap, Herbicide Mixes & Dr. Craig Harper Cocktail

    Habitat Podcast #83 - Lindsay Thomas Jr. - Invasive Slam 2020, Growing Season Burns vs Prescribed Fire, QDMA Deer Steward Class & Resources, Turkey Hunt Recap, Herbicide Mixes & Dr. Craig Harper Cocktail

    Habitat Podcast #83 - Lindsay Thomas Jr. joins Jared and Brian to catch up on the show!  We have another great discussion (1st was ep. 29) and learn a bunch of new things regarding:
    Invasive Slam 2020 - How to kill invasives & and how do we achieve the slam,
    Growing Season Burns vs Prescribed Fire - Differences, pros & cons,
    QDMA Deer Steward Class & Resources online,
    Lindsay's 2020 Turkey Hunt Recap,
    Basil Bark Herbicide Mixes & the infamous Dr. Craig Harper Cocktail!
    Deer Steward 1 - https://www.qdma.com/steward/deer-steward-online/
    Podcasts / Land Plans / Gear - www.habitatpodcast.com
    Thank you for listening and please leave us a review for a free decal!

    • 1 hr 25 min
    Habitat Podcast #82 - Pat McFadden - Turkey Habitat, NWTF, Roosting & Bugging, Dusting Areas, Food Plot Choices, Habitat Consults, Hunting Strategy w/Habitat Improvement, Base Camp & Supporting Conservation Organizations

    Habitat Podcast #82 - Pat McFadden - Turkey Habitat, NWTF, Roosting & Bugging, Dusting Areas, Food Plot Choices, Habitat Consults, Hunting Strategy w/Habitat Improvement, Base Camp & Supporting Conservation Organizations

    Habitat Podcast #82 - Pat McFadden - Pat joins Jared and Brian on a great episode talking all things Wild Turkey.  Pat is a very dedicated supporter/member/habitat director of the NWTF, National Wild Turkey Federation, as well as an agent for Base Camp Country Real Estate.  We cover:
    Turkey Habitat - 5 different types
    NWTF - Who are they and what do they do/have done for habitat and for the Wild Turkey.
    Roosting, Bugging & Dusting Areas,
    Early Successional habitat for Turkeys,
    Food Plot Choices for Gobblers,
    Habitat Consults done by Pat and NWTF,
    Hunting Strategy w/Habitat Improvement for Turkeys,
    Base Camp Country Real Estate,
    Supporting Conservation Organizations,
    More from Pat - www.basecampcountry.com
    NWTF - www.NWTF.org
    Podcasts/Discounts/Gear - www.habitatpodcast.com
    Please subscribe and leave us a great review!  Thank you for listening.

    • 1 hr 26 min
    Habitat Podcast #81 - Elsa Gallagher - Bee & Butterfly Habitat Fund, Pollinator Habitat, Free Seed Program for Landowners, Monarchs Becoming Extinct, Why Pollinators Matter, Native vs Introduced Plants & Benefits of Managing for Pollinators

    Habitat Podcast #81 - Elsa Gallagher - Bee & Butterfly Habitat Fund, Pollinator Habitat, Free Seed Program for Landowners, Monarchs Becoming Extinct, Why Pollinators Matter, Native vs Introduced Plants & Benefits of Managing for Pollinators

    Habitat Podcast #81 - Elsa Gallagher joins us from The Bee & Butterfly Habitat Fund.  We have a very interesting conversation on all things pollinator habitat.  Elsa is a Biologist and has been focused on managing habitat her whole career.  We cover:
    Pollinator Habitat - What is it and how can we benefit from it?
    Free Seed Program for Landowners - Seed A Legacy program
    Monarchs Becoming Extinct - possibly by the end of 2020
    Why Pollinators Matter,
    Native vs Introduced Plants in these pollinator mixes.
    Benefits of Managing for Pollinators - even for deer and other wildlife.
    BBFH - www.beeandbutterflyfund.org
     


    Podcasts / Gear / Land Plans - www.habitatpodcast.com

    • 1 hr 11 min
    Habitat Podcast #80 - Nick Percy & Wes Baker - 2020 Drought Year, Pond Management, Soil Health, Aqua Shield & Soil Defender, Liquid Fertilizer, Rotating Food Plots, ATA Innovation Award & Taking Veterans Hunting

    Habitat Podcast #80 - Nick Percy & Wes Baker - 2020 Drought Year, Pond Management, Soil Health, Aqua Shield & Soil Defender, Liquid Fertilizer, Rotating Food Plots, ATA Innovation Award & Taking Veterans Hunting

    Habitat Podcast #80 - Nick Percy & Wes Baker join Jared and Brian to kick off the Spring Food Plot Season.  If you have heard Nick before, you know to grab your pencils and notepads.  We cover:
    Pond Management - How we can fight bad bacteria in the water with good healthy bacteria - KFP Aqua Shield,
    Soil Health - How we can use Soil Defender and liquid fertilizer with herbicides and during the growing season,
    Not having to rotate Food Plots,
    KFP winning 2 ATA Innovation Awards,
    Dealing w/a 2020 Drought Year as Habitat Managers,
    GroGanix OMRI Fertilizer and how it compares to synthetic,
    Taking Veterans Hunting & More!
    www.killerfoodplots.com
    GEAR & PODCASTS ---> www.habitatpodcast.com
    Thank you for listening!

    • 1 hr 28 min
    Habitat Podcast #79 - Al Tomechko & Sam Carrozza - Invasive Species, Basel Bark Treatment, Exclusion Fences, Broadcasting Soy Beans, Spring Food Plots & Turkey Hunting Stories

    Habitat Podcast #79 - Al Tomechko & Sam Carrozza - Invasive Species, Basel Bark Treatment, Exclusion Fences, Broadcasting Soy Beans, Spring Food Plots & Turkey Hunting Stories

    Habitat Podcast #79 - Al Tomechko & Sam Carrozza join Jared and Brian again on the Habitat Podcast!  We have a cool chat session regarding the following:
    Turkey hunting success stories,
    EQIP Program and Managing Invasive Species,
    What is Basel Bark Treatment & how does it work?
    How To Use Exclusion Fences,
    Success Broadcasting Soy Beans for Food Plots,
    Spring Food Plot Thoughts,
    2020 Habitat & Hunting Goals!
    GEAR & PODCASTS ---> www.habitatpodcast.com
    Sam's Prior Podcast--> https://bit.ly/3b5Tq3F
    Thank you for listening!  Please leave us a great review! 

    • 1 hr 50 min

Customer Reviews

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187 Ratings

Smitty ranch ,

Great listen

I am really enjoying the podcast! I learn something new every issue. Thanks for your show!

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Great podcast

I really enjoy this podcast very informative. I’ve learned a lot from listening to the back log of episodes and look forward to the new ones.

CreekBottom Land Management ,

Very informative!

Great podcast guys! Keep these shows coming!!!

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