USACE Omaha District Photos

a pheasant
The energy crisis of the 1970s brought an increased demand for firewood and changed timber management at the reservoirs. the shelter belts and other stands of timber became attractive as sources of fuel. One pheasant hunter complained that the shelter belts seldom yielded any game; he always found that "some nut with a chainsaw had scared all the birds away."

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Photo by: Omaha District  |  VIRIN: 141017-A-CE999-107.JPG