MOre Quail

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Are You Guilty of Recreational Mowing?

Apr 11, 2013

Look at a recently mowed field and there are not many places for a quail covey to hide.

Bobwhite quail chick

State of the Bobwhite Quail in Missouri - 2012

Mar 04, 2013

2012 proved to be another one of those years tough on quail in many areas of the state.

Quail Hunting on Prairie

Covey Whistle Stop Tour

Dec 26, 2012

Stop #1 on 2012 Missouri quail season. At about 15 minutes before sunrise, in the still of the morning the coveys started sounding off, one by one.

Three quail huddle in snow-covered brush.

January is Landowner Workshop Month!

Dec 20, 2012

January is Landowner Workshop Month!

Landowners improve habitat

Chop and Drop This Winter

Dec 11, 2012

Instead of sitting inside on winter weekends, get the chainsaw tuned up and create escape cover for Missouri bobwhite quail and rabbits.

Tree cut down beside open field to create quail habitat

Order Tree and Shrub Seedlings Now

Nov 19, 2012

Order seedlings from the George O. White State Nursery from Nov. 15 through April 30.

seedling trees

Burn warm-season grass stands to benefit native wildflowers and quail-brooding cover

Nov 12, 2012

Now is a great time to prepare for next year’s summer beauty as well as next year's brooding cover for upland birds.

A prescribed burn works its way across a field.

Three New Farm Bill Wildlife Biologists added in Missouri

Nov 06, 2012

Additions bring Farm Bill Wildlife Biologist total to six for the "Show-Me" state

bobwhite quail in snow

Take a youth quail or pheasant hunting

Oct 26, 2012

Late October/early November bring the beginning of several special opportunities for experienced hunters to mentor the younger generation.

Youth rabbit hunt

Drought and the 2012 Quail Season Outlook

Oct 05, 2012

Take a quick look at how the drought has affected quail habitat and numbers.