Habitat enhancement efforts at Seven Islands Wildlife Refuge


Wayne Schacher, a biologist and land manager with the Seven Islands Wildlife Refuge talks about the habitat improvements such as tree and native warm season grass plantings. These grasses offer much better wildlife habitat than fescue, especially for songbirds. The benefits are seen in the winter when birds from up north migrate to the area to take advantage of the grasslands for food and cover.

Forage Research


Beef cattle farming is a 600 million dollar a year business in Tennessee. UT researchers are looking for the best forage for cattle so our farmers can produce high quality beef. The goal is to grow hay for cattle in the coming hot, dry months of summer — when fields are usually barren.

Heroes of Conservation 2013: The Bobwhite Backer


Ask who’s the first to show up and get to work for rapidly diminishing quail populations in Oklahoma, and folks will tell you it’s lifelong hunter and Heroes of Conservation finalist Laura McIver, who helped establish the first Quail Forever chapter in the state.

The Northern Bobwhite in Maryland: Part 4 of 4


Bob Long, MD DNR Wildlife & Heritage Service Upland Game Bird Project Leader, discusses the Northern bobwhite in Maryland, its decline and how to manage its habitat to increase its populations. Excerpt from RGS Maryland Wildlife Habitat Seminar. http://www.ruffedgrousesociety.org/

The Northern Bobwhite in Maryland: Part 3 of 4


Bob Long, MD DNR Wildlife & Heritage Service Upland Game Bird Project Leader, discusses the Northern bobwhite in Maryland, its decline and how to manage its habitat to increase its populations. Excerpt from RGS Maryland Wildlife Habitat Seminar. http://www.ruffedgrousesociety.org/

The Northern Bobwhite in Maryland: Part 2 of 4


Bob Long, MD DNR Wildlife & Heritage Service Upland Game Bird Project Leader, discusses the Northern bobwhite in Maryland, its decline and how to manage its habitat to increase its populations. Excerpt from RGS Maryland Wildlife Habitat Seminar. http://www.ruffedgrousesociety.org/

The Northern Bobwhite in Maryland: Part 1 of 4


Bob Long, MD DNR Wildlife & Heritage Service Upland Game Bird Project Leader, discusses the Northern bobwhite in Maryland, its decline and how to manage its habitat to increase its populations. Excerpt from RGS Maryland Wildlife Habitat Seminar. http://www.ruffedgrousesociety.org/