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Bobwhite focus of Arkansas TV Program

Bringing the bobwhite quail will be the topic of Thursday night’s Outdoor Hotline on the Arkansas Educational Television Network.

A crew of experts take calls beginning at 7 p.m. on Jan. 11 on the show to address the programs available to row crop farmers that both improve habitat and at the same time expand landowners’ bottom line.

“We’ll be focusing on bobwhites,” said Steve “Wildman” Wilson, AGFC public affairs coordinator. “Bird hunters and landowners can call in their questions and comments about quail and quail habitat,” Wilson explained.

Calls can be made to 800-662-2386, or questions can be e-mailed to

Arkansas: Quail and Songbird Habitat Workshop

Improving the bobwhite quail population in Arkansas has long been a goal of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, and now private landowners can play a part in the effort, the commission says.

Private landowners will be the target audience at the “Quail and Songbird Habitat Workshop” on Jan. 26-27 at the Winthrop Rockefeller Center in Morrilton.

Experts from AGFC, Arkansas Forestry Commission, The Nature Conservancy, University of Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service and Audubon Arkansas will offer instruction on how to manage land so quail and songbirds benefit.

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