Covey Headquarters Newsletter

Managing for Quail

This newsletter provides timely, in-depth quail-management information for Missouri landowners and quail hunters.

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The Covey Headquarters, Spring 2020 (pdf, 356 KB)

Featuring: Missouri Prescribed Burn Associations: Putting Fire on the Ground and Improving Wildlife Habitat on Private Land, Monarch Magic with Landowners, MRAP expands outdoor recreational opportunities for youth and small game enthusiasts on private land, MDC offers new “Auto-Renewal” for easy online permit renewals, Food Plot Establishment Secrets, Spring Covey Headquarters Calendar, Conduct breeding bird surveys in June, Free Private Land Care DVD, and Missouri NRCS announces June 1st cut-off date for Conservation Stewardship Program-Classic.

The Covey Headquarters, Fall 2019 (pdf, 643 KB)

Featuring: MDC's permit "Auto Renewal", Missouri's quail and pheasant population hodling steady, seedling planting and care, and the energy value of seeds.

The Covey Headquarters, Summer 2019 (pdf, 817 KB)

This is our last printed "Covey Headquarters" newsletter.  If you wish to continue reading this newsletter, go to: to subscribe to the e-mail version "Covey Headquarters Newsletter". We thank all of our readers, especially the ones that have been here from the start!

The Covey Headquarters, Spring 2019 (pdf, 376 KB)

Featuring: Missouri Outdoors App, food plot seeding rates, Quail Forever biologists assisting and landowners, and MRAP recreational opportunities for Missouri youth and small game enthusiasts.

The Covey Headquarters, Winter 2018 (pdf, 476 KB)

Featuring: MDC predicts Quail Season to be good in parts of state, more on the roadside survey, Fall hunting prospects, the National Bobwhite Conservation Initiative coordinated implementation program monitoring update, and the Winter Covey Headquarter Calendar.

The Covey Headquarters, Fall 2018 (pdf, 1 MB)

Featuring: "Buy Native Trees and Shrubs from MDC State Forest Nursery" plus quail research results and  a schedule of quail management activities appropriate for Missouri during the fall months.

The Covey Headquarters, Summer 2018 (pdf, 473 KB)

Featuring: Ingredients for Quail Management Success plus quail research results and  a schedule of quail management activities appropriate for Missouri during the summer months.

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