Preserving Texas’ wild quail hunting heritage for this, and future, generations.

 

Preserving Texas’ wild quail hunting heritage for this, and future, generations.

 

Preserving Texas’ wild quail hunting heritage for this, and future, generations.

 

Preserving Texas’ wild quail hunting heritage for this, and future, generations.

 

Preserving Texas’ wild quail hunting heritage for this, and future, generations.

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Episode 62 – Making the Farm Bill Work for Bobwhites in West Texas

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Podcasts - Dr. Dale on Quail Odds are you’ve sat through a meeting on various Farm Bill programs that began to sound like “acronym soup”—EQIP, CRP, GRIP, WHIP, LIP, and…

Sustaining Texas’ Quail Hunting Legacy: The Role of the Rolling Plains Quail Research Foundation in Youth Education

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Quail hunting isn’t merely a sport in Texas—it's a cherished tradition deeply rooted in the state's cultural fabric. Among the custodians of this heritage stands the Rolling Plains Quail Research…

The Vital Role of Insects on the Survival of Hatchling Bobwhite Quail

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During the first week of May our technicians recorded the first successful nest hatching on the Rolling Plains Quail Research Ranch for the 2024 season. Fingers crossed this is a…

Nesting & Call Counts Suggest Upward Trend

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Our technicians conducted five Spring Cock Call counts during May; an additional 5 will be conducted during June. At this point we’re averaging 7.1 cocks/stop which is reminiscent of 2015.…

Episode 61 – Quail Recovery Following Large-Scale Wildfires

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Podcasts - Dr. Dale on Quail Join Dr. Dale this month and three special guests as they discuss how quail habitat (and abundance) are impacted by wildfires like those that…

Exploring Nesting Habitat of Bobwhite Quail in Texas: Insights & Conservation Efforts

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Bobwhite quail are ground-nesting birds, meaning they build their nests on the ground rather than in trees or shrubs. This preference for ground nests shapes their habitat requirements significantly. In…

Leveraging Changing Weather Patterns: A Potential Boon for Quail Populations by

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Quails, small game birds renowned for their resilient nature, face numerous challenges in their habitats, ranging from habitat loss to predation. However, amidst the backdrop of climate change, altering weather…

Episode 60 – Quail Management in the “Oil Patch”

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Podcasts - Dr. Dale on Quail We often speak of “Leopold’s toolbox” and speak often of “axe, plow, cow, and fire,” and how these tools are the basis of our…