News from Covey Rise

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  • Posted on: September 1, 2012

  • Article Credits: Photographer: Ricky Linex

Abilene, Tx – The group consisted of quail researchers , representatives from state agencies, and stakeholders in the quail conservation industry from around the country. Throughout the week, committee meetings and workshops were held to discuss the ongoing efforts to restore native quail populations in the U.S. Of the 25 states participating in the National Bobwhite Conservation Initiative (NBCI), 23 were represented at the meeting in Abilene. The group was also treated to a tour  of the Rolling Plains Quail Research Ranch in Roby. The plenary session on Wednesday included presentations centered on Texas, and included presentations on research, history, youth programs, and general passion related to quail.


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