Instructional field days like this one give landowners good information about wildlife habitat management. (Quail Forever via Facebook)
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Landowners Invited to Upland Gamebird Field Days
Landowners who want to learn about management practices aimed at improving upland game bird habitat are invited to attend Upland Gamebird Field Days scheduled at three locations in the coming weeks. Each free event features an instructional field tour and a provided lunch. The field days are:
- May 3, Spavinaw Wildlife Management Area headquarters near Spavinaw.
- May 4, Groendyke North Ranch near Enid.
- June 6, Pushmataha Wildlife Management Area near Clayton.
Discussion topics will include forest or range management, prescribed burning, pollinators, livestock grazing, habitat management for quail, turkey and dove, and other subjects pertaining to upland game birds. RSVP for meal planning to (907) 750-2600 or firstname.lastname@example.org. For driving directions, check the Outdoor Calendar at www.wildlifedepartment.com.
Field day sponsors include Pheasants Forever/Quail Forever, Oklahoma State University Extension, Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation, National Wild Turkey Federation and Natural Resources Conservation Service.