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Bringing Back the Memories

Feb 24, 2012

With landowners like Mark in Southwest Missouri, bobwhites certainly have a better chance of making a comeback, and a whole suite of wildlife species are reaping the benefit.

2011 late season quail chick.

Partnership Hires Additional Private Land Help

Feb 20, 2012

Through a partnership with the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) and Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever, we aim to help restore quail numbers in Missouri.

A person on an ATV uses a sprayer to eradicate fescue.

Jump-Starting Your Quail Population

Feb 19, 2012

In all controlled scientific studies, stocking birds for population increase has failed, often miserably. Read on to learn more about results from some of these studies.

bobwhite quail

National Pheasant Fest and Quail Classic Offers Landowner Help Room and Seminars

Jan 21, 2012

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.

bobwhite quail in snow

The Perfect Ending

Jan 19, 2012

A little habitat management was all it took for a perfect ending to the quail season.

three bird dogs hunting in tall warm-season grass during winter

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

Dec 29, 2011

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.

bobwhite quail in snow

Winter Covey Headquarters Newsletter Now Available

Dec 23, 2011

The Winter Covey Headquarters Newsletter is now available. Sign up for it now.

Frank Loncarich approaches two dogs on point.

Time to Build Next Year’s Covey Headquarters

Dec 05, 2011

You can’t beat the state nursery for affordable conservation seedlings.

planting a seedling

Shelter From the Coming Storms

Nov 21, 2011

Brush piles might look rough to you, but to wildlife, they look like shelter from the storm.

Tree cut down beside open field to create quail habitat

Time to Order Tree and Shrub Seedlings

Nov 16, 2011

The Missouri Department of Conservation’s George O. White Tree nursery is gearing up for another season of tree seedling sales.

planting a seedling