While there are fewer quail today than a generation ago, landowners see a rich recovery when grassland restoration is done properly. On acreage surrounding Mercer County’s Shaker Village, Farmer hunts plentiful bobwhites with three generations of Dwayne Steely’s family. Wildlife biologist Ben Robinson tags along to witness the bounty that this habitat work has brought about.
Biologists with the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources are joining forces with landowners and members of Quail Unlimited in an effort to restore the state’s bobwhite quail population. “Kentucky Afield” airs a progress report from Webster County this Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 12 and 13.
Find out what you can do to help increase the population of quail on your farm. Small Game Biologist Ben Robinson joins us to educate you on quail in Kentucky.
The Kentucky Afield crew heads to Boyle County on the last day of quail season.