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Retired AGFC biologist ready for quail season

Sept. 5, 2018

LITTLE ROCK - The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission is deep in the throes of an all out push for northern bobwhite habitat restoration, but that doesn’t mean there are no places left in the state to pursue wild quail.

Two landowner quail workshops offered in July

July 3, 2018

LITTLE ROCK - Quail Forever, in partnership with the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, will be hosting two special workshops in eastern Arkansas this July to help landowners learn how they can create more quail habitat on their land and how to offset any costs associated with the work. The workshops will be in Hazen  and St. Charles on July 12th and 13th, respectively.

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.