Content tagged with "quail"

Missouri Quail Recovery - Habitat is the Key!

The simple truth is the habitat has changed and improving habitat is the key to bringing back bobwhites. More

Missouri’s small-game hunting forecast

This is a close-up photo of a hunter's hand holding two squirrels.
Here’s what to expect when you head out to hunt quail, pheasants, rabbits, squirrels, and furbearers. More

My Apologies to the Butterflies

Image of a monarch
Do something in the name of quail and it benefits pollinators. Do something for pollinators and it benefits all of us. More
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My Grandfathers' Farms

If each of my grandfathers were alive today, they would both be more than 100 years old. More
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National Pheasant Fest and Quail Classic Offers Landowner Help Room and Seminars

bobwhite quail in snow
We hope to see you stop by the Landowner Help Room at the Pheasantfest and Quail Classic Event coming to Kansas City Convention Center—Bartle Hall Feb. 17-19. Blog authors Bill White and Scott Sudkamp will be among the speakers at quail seminars throughout the conference. More
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News and Almanac

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"News and Almanac" for the December 2005 Missouri Conservationist. More

Northern Bobwhite (Bobwhite Quail)

Photo of male northern bobwhite
Colinus virginianus
With its distinctive, clear “bob-WHITE!” calls, the official state game bird is often heard before it’s seen, especially since its brown-and-white coloration helps it to disappear into its habitat. More

Ode to the Bobwhite

The other day I received an email from Rick Fruend from the Saint Louis area. I thought I would share his poem about Mr. Bobwhite. More

Order Native Shrubs for Covey Headquarter Plantings

Now that quail season is over, now is a good time to order shrubs for covey headquarter plantings and shrub row plantings. More