Part 2

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Part 2 - Number 1... (Continued from page 1) wildlife....
Number 1... (Continued from page 1) wildlife. There were tree planting activities, such as schools might participate in. Nick Calabresa, soils conservationist, took up the actual work that can be done to an individual farm and spotted the locations where wildlife habitat would be used. For his illustration, he used the Orso Duerst farm in New Glarus township, with possible location of food and shelter and various species of plant life that make for better wildlife feeding and how it ties into regular cropping practices. A farm with very little top soil is also a poor home for wildlife needed to keep the balance of nature. It was pointed o u t that public opinion has brought about transplanting and restocking of birds and fish. And due to a lack of food and food near cover, there has been a h i g h death rate. Natural propogation would increase the flocks and fish if there was sufficient food and cover. The' various farm slides were shown in the series of talks. The evergreen plantings in an old oak woods on the Carl Niederman farm in York township indicated how well evergreens grow on heavy soil, plus the fact that evergreens are the best winter cover for pheasants and quails. At the Milton Meienburg farm in Spring Grove township, 80- acres of solid planting of evergreens has been made, including white and Norway pines and

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  1. Monroe Evening Times,
  2. 30 Mar 1951, Fri,
  3. Page 8

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