MDWFP to present workshop

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, February 3, 2015

MDWFP to present workshop

JACKSON – The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP) and Mississippi State University Extension Service are hosting a workshop to teach landowners how to better manage their property for bobwhite quail and wild turkeys.

“Managing Quail and Turkey in Mississippi” will be presented February 27 from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the MDWFP Mississippi Museum of Natural Science in Jackson.

Topics to be covered include turkey and quail biology, habitat management, and incorporating wildlife management into profitable forestry and agricultural practices. Landowners will also learn about the impacts of predation on game bird populations as well as the answers to commonly asked questions about pen-raised quail, supplemental feeding, and food plots.

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Registration cost is $20, which includes materials and lunch. The workshop is sponsored by the Jackson Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation. To pre-register or for more information, please visit  2015 or call Bill Hamrick at (662) 325-3174.