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Quail Workshop to be Held in Ammon, NC

Elizabethtown, NC (January 05, 2007)—Producers, farmers, landowners and resource professionals are invited to attend a free workshop on water and land management to be held January 25 at the Community Center in Ammon. “Wildlife and Water Quality on NC Farms II” will feature topics on establishing and maintaining cropland field borders, landscape influence on the success of local habitat management, protecting water quality on farms, insects and buffers, agricultural cost share programs and using prescribed fire. The workshop will feature a field tour and classroom presentations. Lunch will be provided.

“Wildlife and Water Quality on NC Farms II”
is being cosponsored by the North Carolina Cooperative Extension, the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission and Quail Unlimited.

Preregistration is required by January 17, 2007. To preregister, contact Benjy Strope at (910) 866 – 4636 or email him at Cure_tour@yahoo.com. Attendance is limited to the first 50 preregistrants.

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Carolina Business Partners Form Newest Quail Forever Chapter

Ocean Isle Beach, N.C. – December 21st

Residents from North and South Carolina’s coastal plain have formed the newest chapter of Quail Forever (QF). The new Coastal Carolina QF Chapter is led by business partners and Ocean Isle Beach residents Joe Liles and Jerry Blanchard. Chapter leaders plan to focus their efforts on improving habitat for bobwhite quail in North Carolina’s Brunswick, New Hanover, and Columbus counties and South Carolina’s Horry County.

“I’ve chased Carolina bobwhites since I was 15. I’m now 55 and I’ve watched the birds get scarcer and scarcer. I didn’t feel enough was being done to help quail in this part of the Carolinas, so we decided to do our part by starting this chapter,” explained Liles, the chapter’s president and Hamlet native. Together, Liles and Blanchard own Sea Land, Properties, & Auctions, LLC.

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WILD QUAIL MANAGEMENT SEMINARS

Bobwhite quailThe 20th Annual Wild Quail Management Seminars, sponsored by the S.C. Department of Natural Resources and the S.C. State Committee of Quail Unlimited, will be held March 8-10 at Webb Wildlife Center in Hampton County. The seminars are designed to instruct landowners and land managers in the proper techniques of creating habitat that will support native populations of bobwhite quail. Two seminars will be conducted over a three-day period. The registration fee is $75 and includes meals, overnight accommodations and seminar materials. Space is limited, so register early to reserve a slot in one of the two sessions. For more information write Quail Management Seminars, DNR, P.O. Box 167, Columbia, S.C. 29202, or call the DNR Small Game Project in Columbia at (803) 734-4306, or e-mail barnesj@dnr.sc.gov.

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