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.
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.
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.
ARKADELPHIA – The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, Clark County Conservation District and Quail Forever invite all landowners with an interest in restoring northern bobwhite habitat on their property to a special dinner and workshop to learn more about how they can benefit quail in The Natural State. The workshop will be in the Alcoa Room of the Henderson State University Community Education Center, Feb. 8 beginning at 6 p.m.
The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission has partnered with the United States Department of Agriculture and the Arkansas Association of Conservation Districts to host five special quail-focused workshops throughout the state on Nov. 7 and Nov. 9.
The call of the northern bobwhite once echoed through valleys and fields throughout The Natural State, but so many people today who have grown up within the confines of urban areas have never had the opportunity to hear a quail call first-hand. Now, every Arkansan can keep a quail in their pocket, thanks to a new ringtone developed by the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission.
It may not be magical, but a spraying wand and applicator is one of the best and least labor-intensive tools a landowner can use to improve their property for quail.