U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that 867,000 acres will be enrolled through three different components of the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP). Of particular note, USDA’s CRP general sign-up completed at the end of February generated more than 1.8 million acres in offers, but was only able to accept 23 percent of the 26,000 landowner applications because of the program’s 24 million acre cap.
Pheasants Forever & Quail Forever is proud to announce YETI® as a new corporate partner of “The Habitat Organization.”
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced the release of a three-year conservation strategy that will guide the voluntary restoration of 500,000 acres of habitat for the lesser prairie-chicken, an iconic grassland bird of the southern Great Plains.
Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever recently named Brandon Wilmoth as the organization’s new outreach coordinator in the state of Kansas.
Pheasants Forever volunteers in Montana have expanded the organization’s influence for wildlife habitat conservation with a new chapter start in the state’s northeast corner.
What’s your favorite bird dog breed? Pheasants Forever & Quail Forever’s “Bird Dogs for Habitat” campaign challenges upland hunters to cast a vote and make a tax-deductible donation on behalf of their favorite sporting dog breed.
Making an investment in the future of youth and conservation, DuPont Pioneer has extended its support of the Pheasants Forever & Quail Forever Youth Pollinator Habitat Program for 2016.
Dr. J. Scott Taylor has been hired as the Coordinator of the National Wild Pheasant Conservation Plan the Midwest Association of Fish & Wildlife Agencies (MAFWA) announced last week at the North American Wildlife and Natural Resources Conference.
One of Pheasants Forever & Quail Forever’s longest tenured staff members, Dave Nomsen, was honored last week at the 81st North American Wildlife and Natural Resources Conference with the George Bird Grinnell Memorial Award for Distinguished Service to Natural Resource Conservation.
Pheasants Forever & Quail Forever recently honored five wildlife professionals for their distinguishing contributions to conservation during the 81st North American Wildlife & Natural Resources Conference.
Pheasants Forever, Quail Forever, and its partners are excited to announce the formation of Indiana’s Farm Bill Biologist Partnership with the hiring of four biologists to accelerate voluntary conservation program enrollment for Indiana producers.
Actions to improve grassland pheasant habitat and pheasant populations are off to a positive start, but much of the work remains ahead, according to a report card developed by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources that tracks progress on the state’s Pheasant Summit Action Plan.
Nearly 60 supporting organizations and agencies, including Pheasants Forever, have called on U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack to expedite the review and approval of Minnesota’s latest Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program (CREP) application.
At National Pheasant Fest & Quail Classic, six local chapters from throughout the nation were praised with top honors during a conservation luncheon on February 20, and received awards for their volunteer efforts over the past year in the categories of habitat projects, membership, and conservation advocacy.
Pheasants Forever & Quail Forever’s 2016 National Pheasant Fest & Quail Classic presented by Federal Premium Ammunition concluded Sunday, February 21st, drawing thousands of supporters to the weekend event at the Kansas City Convention Center.
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