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Bobwhite Quail Initiative Habitat Tour Scheduled

LINCOLN – Landowners and other interested parties are invited to attend a tour highlighting habitat needs and management techniques for bobwhite quail and pollinators on June 11.

The event starts at 11 a.m. at the Alexandria Community Center on the east side of Nebraska Hwy. 53 in Alexandria.

This event includes information about the National Bobwhite Conservation Initiative, quail habitat needs, and management techniques to increase quail numbers. A tour of public and private land sites to show different habitat types and management techniques to improve quail habitat will follow a free lunch.

The Bobwhite Quail Initiative is a joint effort of the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission, Quail Forever, Pheasants Forever, Nebraska landowners, and resource and conservation partners aiming to increase the populations by creating and enhancing habitat in focus areas.

To register, call Kelsey Drey at 402-471-1755 or Jake Holt at 402-471-5413. The registration deadline is June 10.

About Jerry Kane

Jerry Kane is the news manager with the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. He can be contacted at jerry.kane@nebraska.gov or 402-471-5008.

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