Quail management seminar registration open


The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (DNR) will host the 31st annual Wild Quail Management Seminar at the Webb Wildlife Center in Hampton County on Thursday March 12 through Friday March 13,. This seminar is designed for landowners and land managers interested in improving their skills in managing habitat for native populations of bobwhite quail.

Seminar topics will include:

Habitat Manipulation including demonstrations of prescribed burning, firebreak establishment, brush control, discing for natural foods and food patch planting

Presentations on wild quail management by DNR wildlife biologists

Field Trips on the Webb Wildlife Center demonstrating habitat management practices

Guest Speakers from the South Carolina Forestry Commission and Natural Resources Conservation Service

Research Update (Tall Timbers) on recent projects in the southeast

Continuing Forestry Education Credits (TBD)

There will be evening activities, so please plan to be available. Submit registration form with a check ($85/person) payable to HARRY HAMPTON WILDLIFE FUND. (We do not have credit card capability.) Slots will be filled on a first-come, first-serve basis, so send your registration form and check as soon as possible. The registration fee includes overnight accommodations (bunkhouse-type accommodations - rooms will be shared by 3-6 people (there are no private rooms)), meals and seminar materials.

The deadline to register is Friday February 28. For more information call (803) 734-3609.