Posted September 28, 2015 2:19 pm by Comments

By Justin Stakes

Bobwhite Quail; (Photo by MSU University Relations/Russ Houston)

Landowner committee sets sights on restoring bobwhite quail in southern Ohio

Bobwhite Quail; (Photo by MSU University Relations/Russ Houston)
Pheasants Forever
Pheasants Forever

Peebles, OH -(AmmoLand.com)- Ohio sportsmen and women are striving to make a difference for bobwhite quail populations with the formation of the state’s latest Quail Forever chapter.

Officially known as the Adams County Sportsmen Chapter of Quail Forever, the group is motivated to bring back the bobwhite through local wildlife habitat projects and conservation education for area youth.

“This chapter brings together a diverse group of landowners who are respected in the community,” said Charlie Payne, regional field representative for Quail Forever in Ohio. “Located in the quail range of southern Ohio, the Adams County Sportsmen Chapter of Quail Forever will have an immediate impact for both wildlife habitat projects and youth education. We are excited to introduce Quail Forever’s local model to a new area of Ohio.”

Located a mere 30 miles from the recently established Fallsville Quail Heritage Area – Ohio’s first-ever quail focus area encompassing 9,930 acres – the Adams County Sportsmen Chapter of Quail Forever looks to build on the momentum for restoring bobwhite quail habitat and with it, a generation of upland hunters. …read more

Source:: AmmoLand

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