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Remarkable Circumstance

The past few years have been a set of remarkable circumstances with respect to quail populations in South Texas. From 2009 through most of 2013 we endured one of the worst droughts on record. Then, during late August of 2013, the rains returned and bobwhites started one of the latest nesting seasons on record.  I did not think many quail would be produced during a fall nesting season, but I was wrong. Read the rest of the article here.

Texas Allocating $6 Million to Restore Quail Population

2/27/2015 - See broadcast here. 

 

Bobwhite Buffers

Glass half full, half empty for "Bobwhite Buffers" nationwide. 250,000 acres enrolled, but still 250,000 acres available for bobwhite quail conservation. Read more here...

 

No Child Left Indoors

For the fourth year in a row, you have helped us set records for the number of youth events held and number of youth participating. Chapters have mbraced our No Child Left Indoors initiative and stepped up to do more and more youth programs. You are giving of your time, your talents, your dollars - and you are making a difference! Thank you! Read more here...

 

The Texas Brigades

The Texas Brigades' mission is to educate and empower youths with leadership skills and knowledge in wildlife, fisheries, and land stewardship to become conservation ambassadors for a sustained natural resource legacy. There are four Bridages: Bobwhite (quail), Buckskin (deer), Bass and Waterfowl (ducks and geese). This is a video of the Bass Brigade but it gives a good look at the conservation program that the Chapter provides scholarships for each year. Watch the video here...

 

Texas Parks and Wildlife

Bobwhite Quail populations have dwindled across the Southeastern United States, but what will become of quail in Texas? Here and elsewhere, it is a question of habitat. The tradition of quail hunting may be the answer, giving landowners good reason to create and preserve quail habitat for the future. Learn how Texas Parks and Wildlife is working with farmers, ranchers, and other partners to ensure the call of the Bobwhite will always be heard in Texas. Video produced in 2006 by TPWD. Watch the video here...

 

The Kleberg Center for Quail Research

Article from the Kelberg Center for Quail Research:  on quail hunting seasons, bag limits, drought, and habitat in Texas. Read the article here...

An article about how Bobwhite populations work. Read the article here...