What to Do with an Expiring CRP Contract

Many landowners, hunters and outdoor enthusiasts don't realize the looming deadline. More than 21 million acres of Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) contracts will expire over the next five years. More

How Quail Habitat Management Can Help Your Deer Season

The next time you visit the local feed store, take a look at the back shelf. More

Winter Prescribed Burns and Strategy

A while back, I helped a friend with a winter prescribed burn at his farm in central Missouri. More

Quail Habitat: Putting the Numbers in Perspective

In my work as a private land conservationist, I frequently work with landowners interested in managing their property for quail. More
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Is Anyone Seeing Quail This Spring?

Habitat is the Key! With a tough winter behind us and wet spring after wet spring it makes you wonder how the quail did. More
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Can You Find the Quail in This Photo?

While you ponder the number of quail in this shrub thicket, consider that quail rely on dense shrubs every day. More
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After the Blizzard of 2011, Can You STILL Find the Quail in this Picture?

photo of two quail in snowy woods
Even after last week’s snowstorm, the quail are still alive and still under the shrub thickets shown in the photo from last week’s post. More
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Snow Melt - Oh, What A Relief For Wildlife!

Is there anything we can do to help the birds the next time we get a tough winter? More

Winter Covey Headquarters Newsletter Now Available

Frank Loncarich approaches two dogs on point.
The Winter Covey Headquarters Newsletter is now available. Sign up for it now. More

Ever Seen a Bird Dog Parade or Strolled Down Bird Dog Alley?

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If you love dogs, you need to put this event on the calendar! For the first time, Pheasants Forever's National Pheasant Fest & Quail Classic will be held Feb. 17-19, 2012, at the Kansas City Convention Center in downtown Kansas City, Mo. More