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An Update on NBCI & Quail Efforts in Mississippi

Mississippi bobwhite gurus Dave Godwin and Rick Hamrick provide an update on Mississippi’s quail restoration efforts, as well as NBCI, in an article in Mississippi Outdoors.

“Simply put, the way we used our land 40 years ago produced excellent quail habitat as an accidental by-product. By comparison, current land-use practices within our forests, farmland, and grazing lands generally result in poor habitat for quail. The recovery of bobwhite quail through habitat improvement is an important conservation issue for wildlife biologists across the range of the bird and particularly for MDWFP’s Small Game and Habitat programs.”

Read the complete story HERE.