The National Bobwhite Conservation Initiative is an effort "by the states for the states" to help recover populations of wild quail. Consequently, the NBCI works primarily on a range-wide level and a policy level, often taking and promoting positions requiring change in order to benefit wild bobwhites. NBCI's stands on policies can be found here.
NBTC recommends changes to the Conservation Reserve Program's Environmental Benefits Index, including a "Do Not Plant" list.
The National Bobwhite Technical Committee signed on to a letter in strong support of Farm Bill conservation programs as the Senate considered the fiscal year 2012 Agriculture Appropriations bill.
The National Bobwhite Technical Committee formally requested this week that the USDA Farm Service Agency amend its CP33 policy to allow center pivot ‘corners’ to be eligible for enrollment on their own merits (i.e., without a connecting perimeter buffer) in the CP33 Habitat Buffers for Upland Birds practice.