Article: Recruiting youth into a landlord. Aging landlords.

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Dave Duit
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Here is some good reading about the lack of youth in the hobby of martining. Our aging landlords.
http://www.conservationandsociety.org/a ... ast=Jervis
Mite control, heat venting, predator protection and additional feeding during bad weather add up to success.
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