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Conservation Practices

Conservation Practices may vary by state.  However, the goal for quality quail habitat is to establish an early successional landscape.  In thinned, frequently burned pines, light can reach the ground, provided quality groceries and cover for quail.  In grassland landscapes, native grasses, forbs and legumes are essential.

Northern Bobwhite in Working Grasslands

Northern Bobwhite in Working Grasslands

The northern bobwhite is often referred to and "edge" species, seeking habitat where crop fields intersect with woodlands, pastures, and old fields. The desired outcomes of project practices is 1) improved cattle production for grazing operations, 2) restore native grasses to the agricultural landscape, and 3) improve soil health, water quality, and wildlife habitat on farms.

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