Blog Posts from MOre Quail - 2009

Chicken Work is for All Birds!

Feb 12, 2009

Recently, the Missouri Department of Conservation announced future plans to stabilize and bring back the state’s declining greater prairie chicken population and to restore critical native grassland for other declining wildlife on private and public land.

Pen-Raised Quail

Feb 06, 2009

I occasionally receive phone calls and e-mails from dedicated quail hunters on if the Department of Conservation has ever considered stocking pen-raised quail to restore populations. The short answer is yes.

Stop Zombie Quail!

Jan 29, 2009

Jack Stanford (the Department’s quail biologist from the late 1950s to 1980) predicted the bobwhite decline we have seen the past 30 years.

Order Native Shrubs for Covey Headquarter Plantings

Jan 26, 2009

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

2008-2009 Missouri Quail Season Wrap-Up

Jan 23, 2009

The 2008-2009 Missouri quail season has come to an end. Only 290 days until opening day.

Ode to the Bobwhite

Jan 19, 2009

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.

Get the 2009 Your Key to Habitat - Quail Events Calendar

Jan 13, 2009

Did you ever want to know when male bobwhites start whistling or when to plant soybean or milo food plots?