You are here

2018 Quail Research Meeting

2018 Quail Research Meeting

AGENDA

8:00 – 9:00am Registration

Session I: Populations and Landscape

9:00 – 9:10 am Welcome and Symposium Overview (Dr. Dave Hewitt, Caesar Kleberg Wildlife Research Institute)

9:10 – 9:30 am Landscape impacts of roads, urbanization, and human-population growth on quail populations (Dr. Humberto Perotto, Caesar Kleberg Wildlife Research Institute)

9:30 – 9:50 am Impacts of grazing and weather on bobwhite population density: a four-year study (Andrea Bruno, East Wildlife Foundation, and Dr. Lenny Brennan, Caesar Kleberg Wildlife Research Institute)

9:50 – 10:10 am State-wide trends of quail and hunting season forecast (John McLaughlin and Robert Perez, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department)

10:10 – 10:30 am BREAK

Session II: Texas Quails

10:30 – 10:50 am Scaled quail ecology in South Texas: impact of heat and non-native grasses (Brandon Palmer, Caesar Kleberg Wildlife Research Institute)

10:50 – 11:10 am Influence of juniper cover on Montezuma quail in the Edwards Plateau (Kristyn Stewart and Zach Pearson, Caesar Kleberg Wildlife Research Institute)

11:10 – 11:30 am Diet, harvest, and ecology of Gambel’s quail in West Texas (Eric Grahmann, Bass Ranches)

11:30 – 11:40 am Quail Conservation and Outreach (representative from San Antonio Chapter of Texas Quail Coalition)

11:40 – 1:00 pm LUNCH

Session III: Quail Management

1:00 – 1:20 pm Influence of fire-ant control on quail populations in the Coastal Prairie (Kelly Redmond, Palmer, Caesar Kleberg Wildlife Research Institute)

1:20 – 1:40 pm Quail and rain: how much does management matter? (Alec Ritzell, Caesar Kleberg Wildlife Research Institute)

1:40 – 2:10 pm A how-to of quail management: from turning ground to interpreting data (Bill Rauch, Elizita Ranch)

2:10 – 2:20 pm Symposium wrap-up (Dr. David Hewitt, Caesar Kleberg Wildlife Research Institute)

2:20 pm ADJOURN


Note: If you are a CK Partner or a State Employee, please contact Gina Cavazos at gina.cavazos@tamuk.edu or 361-593-4311 to register.

MAP - Sunset Station, The Arcadian Room, Depot 4 and Parking Lot P4
 

Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 8:00am
Peaceful Forest
X