Caesar Kleberg Wildlife Research Institute at Texas A&M University-Kingsville

The Caesar Kleberg Wildlife Research Institute at Texas A&M University-Kingsville is the leading wildlife research organization in Texas and one of the finest in the nation. Its mission is to provide science-based information for enhancing the conservation and management of wildlife in South Texas and related environments.

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A Moment with an Expert - Dr. David Hewitt

The Office of Marketing and Communications maintains a list of campus experts that provide answers for the media on more than 200 different topics. These are faculty and staff who have volunteered to be “on call” when... [more]

Bobwhite Nesting Ecology in South Texas

There is no doubt that the last several years have been difficult for quail hunters in Texas. Back to back years of suppressed rainfall and abnormally high temperatures have combined to create some difficult years for... [more]

Quail Harvest Guidelines for South Texas: Concepts, Philosophy, & Applications

We present a scientific basis for implementing quail harvest guidelines in South Texas. The first step is to make an estimate (number of birds per acre or number of acres per bird) of how many quail are present in a... [more]

Upcoming Events

CKWRI Quail Harvest Database Workshop

November 24, 2014 The CKWRI Quail Harvest Database allows users to collect geospatial quail hunting data. It also provides hunting and quail harvest summary reports. [more]

Water, Wildlife and Wide Open Spaces

A Texas Summit on Climate and the Environment - November 20-21 in San Marcos. [more]



CKWRI Wildlife Management Databases Workshops

The CKWRI Wildlife Management Databases Workshops allow wildlife biologists, ranch managers, and scientists the ability to collect geospatial data with an easy-to-use data collection database. 

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