By Mark Kenyon

Happy Friday! I hope you’ve got plans to be outdoors, enjoying nature this weekend. But if the weather’s bad, or if you just don’t want to focus on work during the last couple hours of your Friday – we’ve got you covered. Below, you’ll find some great hunting related articles from across the web. So enjoy, get outside, and stay wired to hunt!

3 Quick and Easy Habitat Projects for Whitetails – North American Whitetail: My latest piece for North American Whitetail, in this article I detail three very easy and very quick habitat projects you can try this year.

Breaking Ground with Improved ATV Food-Plotting Tools – Whitetail 365: Scot Bestul discusses how he used ATV implements recently on some food plot work, and the benefits and limitations of using such equipment.

Micro Manager: Green Manure and Travel Plots – Big Buck Zone: My friend Tony Hansen continues his work improving his 17 acres of whitetail ground, and in this piece he discusses some new food plots he’s working on.

Leaders of Conservation: TRCP President Whit Fosburgh – Outdoor Hub: An interesting interview with the President of the Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership about conservation in America.

Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack: Our New Program Shows Conservationists the Money – The Conservationist: With the new Farm Bill came a new program that’s allowing for what is being called “venture conservation”. Pretty cool new program.

Ohio: 19-Year-Old Hunter’s Giant Bow Buck – Mike Hanback’s Big Deer: And finally, to get you your big buck fix, a great story of the hunt for a big ole Ohio buck.