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Short Steps to Quality Rabbit Habitat

Chop and Drop Edgefeathering
This early spring, get out your chainsaw, put on your work gloves and create some “Rabbit-tat” on your land More

Quail Quest 4- Missouri Quail Focus Areas

Bobwhite Quail Covey in Snow
In spite of my advanced state of aging it was heartening during this last week of quail season to be with hunters in their mid-20s and 30s. More

Quail Quest 3 - Central Missouri

Covey of Quail

Return of the Quail

Their passion for wildlife will inspire them to continue to do more. More

Quail Quest 2 - West Central Missouri

Man's hand holds a late-season quail chick
We ran into our first covey within 3 minutes of leaving the truck. More

Quail Quest - Northwest Missouri

Quail Hunting
Some of my best quail hunts in Missouri have occurred in the last two years as quail populations have responded to habitat management and drier summers. More

Take Heart - We Can Bring Quail Back

Amid years of doom and gloom predictions for the bobwhite quail, we can see a bright light on the horizon. That bright light got a little brighter this fall as the Department and our partner Quail Forever began an effort to inventory quail numbers on several of our private land Quail Focus Areas (QFAs) for the first time. More

Conduct Covey Call Counts this Month

bobwhite quail
Count calling fall coveys the last three weeks in October to find out how many quail coveys are on your land. More

Fall Coveyheadquarters Newsletter Now Available Online

Bobwhite quail chick
New fall edition of the Coveyheadquarters Newsletter is now available online. More

Summer 2

June breeding bird surveys from the 2C Quail Focus Area show more bobwhite quail and grassland songbirds calling in the focus area than in a nearby control area. More
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