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The Basics of Bobwhite Nesting

Through 80-plus years of study, wildlife researchers have made some surprising discoveries about the bobwhite's reproduction.

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The Beautiful Side of Quail Habitat

A friend of mine has an eye for taking good pictures.

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The Fall Shuffle is NOT a New Dance Craze

At least for quail, the "fall shuffle" is not a new dance from "Dancing with the Stars"!

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The Pros and Cons to Food Plots - Think Outside the Food Plot!

Some landowners and hunters will tell you food plots are essential if you want to have good quail habitat. The truth is a well managed warm-season grass field with a variety of forbs and legumes and shrubby cover is much more attractive to quail than a grass field with only a food plot.

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The State of the Bobwhite

Check out this new, range-wide bobwhite conservation report.

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Time to Plant Native Shrubs

Spring is here!

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Time to Spray Cool-Season Grasses

Spring is here. That means turkey season, crappie fishing and morel mushrooms. It also means cool-season grasses like fescue, brome and bluegrass are growing.

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Turkeys Don’t Threaten Quail

Turkasaurus Rex?

Many hunters are convinced that the wild turkey is some super predator, crashing through the thickets and fields like the T. rex from Jurassic Park. But there’s no evidence to suggest this is the case.

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Upland Game Bird Hunting

Whether your quarry is dove, pheasant, quail or other upland game bird, you'll find info on permits, techniques and prime hunting spots here.

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Volunteers Needed for Fall Whistle Count Surveys!

In October 2009, Department biologists will head to the field before sunrise to listen for bobwhites, but not for the familiar “bob-bob-white” whistle we all relish hearing in the spring and summer. What they want to hear is “koi-lee... koi-lee”. NOTE: The Department is not asking for quail covey count volunteers in 2010.

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