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Flame on for northern bobwhite habitat

April 25, 2018

LITTLE ROCK - Prescribed fire and bobwhite quail -- one restores a natural process, the other is a natural species. Prescribed fire will take place without quail but quail will not thrive without prescribed fire. How do we get more fire on the ground? We must first understand its benefits and specifically how they relate to bobwhite quail.

Quail the focus of northwest Arkansas landowner workshop

April 25, 2018

HARRISON - Join the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, Quail Forever and the Boone County Natural Resources Conservation Service in a night devoted to bringing back the bobwhite at the Harrison Federal Building, from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. May 3.

Pollinator Project a Huge Success at Pinnacle Mountain State Park

April 10, 2018

LITTLE ROCK - With seeds in hand, dozens of second graders took to a field at Pinnacle Mountain State Park last week and started a first of its kind project in Arkansas. Those seeds will re-establish native grasslands to give quail a place to live and thrive.

Field tour offers opportunity for first-hand look at high-quality quail habitat

March 21, 2018

WARREN – Join biologists from Arkansas Game and Fish Commission and Quail Forever Saturday, March 31, for a tour of Warren Prairie Natural Area WMA to learn about proper northern bobwhite habitat in southern Arkansas and how you can create bobwhite habitat on your property. 

Fort Smith golf course teeing up habitat for bobwhite

March 14, 2018

FORT SMITH - Ben Geren Golf Course has an out of the box approach to keeping it's "rough" in the perfect condition for northern bobwhite.

AGFC, Quail Forever hosting landowner workshop in Monticello

March 7, 2018

MONTICELLO – The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission and Quail Forever will host a special landowner workshop devoted to northern bobwhite management at 6 p.m. March 13 at the AGFC Regional Office in Monticello.

Pen-raised quail short-lived substitute, habitat long-term solution

Feb. 28, 2018

LITTLE ROCK – When Arkansas’s deer herd reached a scant 500 individual animals statewide in the 1940s, the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission stocked deer from other states to bring the population back. The same practice brought back Arkansas’s bears, alligators and elk. Even turkey populations rebounded after stockings from transplanted wild birds. In all of these cases, stocking may have been the easiest piece of the puzzle to see, but it was far from the complete story.