NBCI’s Bobwhite Almanac, State of the Bobwhite 2017


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NBCI’s Bobwhite Almanac/State of the Bobwhite Report is an annual publication of the National Bobwhite Conservation Initiative (NBCI) to provide a range-wide snapshot of population, hunting and conservation status of the northern bobwhite, as well as looks at efforts underway to reverse the bobwhite decline.

Table of Contents:

  • Foreword by Gregory Johnson, Commissioner of Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources
  • Introduction by Don McKenzie, Director of NBCI
  • Quail Tracks
  • Achievements
  • NBCI Director’s Update: Sportsmen-Funded Experiment Creates Bobwhite Conservation Milestone
  • Conservation Spotlight
    • Arkansas: Bobwhite Renaissance Sweeps “The Natural State”
    • Florida: The Upland Ecosystem Restoration Project Making a Difference in “The Sunshine State”
    • Missouri: Private Land Quail Focal Areas Make a Difference
    • South Carolina: Partnerships Key in State’s Push to Revive Bobwhites to Early ‘80s Level
  • Advocacy: NBCI an Active Participant in Farm Bill Discussions
  • Grasslands: Can Livestock Be the Answer to Bobwhite Recovery?
  • Science: NBCI Information Network Build-Out Progressing
  • Science: Habitat Management Shows Its Worth
  • State Conservation Reports
  • NBCI State Agency Bobwhite Habitat Inventory Index
  • Status of Bobwhite Hunting