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Public Meeting on Quail Management for FL’s Babcock-Webb Wildlife Management Area

Quail management for the Babcock-Webb Wildlife Management Area (WMA) in Charlotte County is the topic of a public meeting on Oct. 5, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Charlotte County Extension Service office, 25550 Harbor View Road, Port Charlotte (941-764-4352).

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) staff will discuss tentative plans to improve quail populations on Babcock-Webb by integrating habitat and harvest management practices across the entire 65,758-acre WMA.

“Recent research on Babcock-Webb WMA suggests that modifications to harvest and habitat management are needed to increase the population of quail,” said the FWC’s small-game project leader, Chuck McKelvy. Read more HERE.