New chapters are encouraging conservationists to take a stand for upland wildlife
Known as the Chico, Solano County, and Sutter Buttes Chapters of Pheasants Forever, the local groups will focus on restoring upland habitat in their respective regions while educating younger generations on the importance of wildlife habitat conservation.
“All of our new chapters in California are motivated by the common thread of wildlife habitat and upland hunting traditions,” stated Dan Connelly, regional representative for Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever in California. “Chapter committee members are eager to begin solving complex issues for wildlife habitat in their regions, and I believe their work will make a difference for the hunting and conservation community in California.”
Although pheasant populations have been on the decline in California since the early 1990’s, a call to action for restoring habitat of this iconic species is being made by Pheasants Forever and its partners. The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) recently hosted a pheasant ecology workshop in cooperation with Pheasants Forever …read more