Families and youth can apply now for an opportunity to hunt with experienced pheasant hunters on select days in October. The mentored hunts are being offered through the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and Pheasants Forever.
Upland hunters in New Jersey have embraced a local model for wildlife habitat conservation by adding a new chapter of Pheasants Forever in the state. Officially known as the South Jersey Chapter of Pheasants Forever, the local committee is focused on assisting the New Jersey Division of Fish & Wildlife with habitat improvement projects where possible, while adding more youth and families to the ranks of the state’s outdoor community.
Efforts focused on sustaining Idaho’s legendary upland bird populations have received a major boost with the formation of the Elmore County Chapter of Pheasants Forever in southwest Idaho.
Hunters and anglers who agree that the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) works for wildlife, sportsmen, and landowners can now show their support for enhancing the program in the next Farm Bill.
Pheasants Forever, Outdoor News, Minnesota DNR, and Game Fair have announced a new Build A Wildlife Area campaign to create a public hunting area in southern Minnesota honoring the memory of famed outdoor writer, Gary Clancy.
Pheasants Forever is set to make an impact in the state of Hawaii with the organization’s first chartered chapter on the Big Island.
Pheasants Forever & Quail Forever is honored to announce the retirement of Jim Wooley, a 31-year veteran of “The Habitat Organization” and the current Director of Field Operations for Quail Forever. Wooley transitions into retirement on August 5th after serving an illustrious career in the state of Iowa, defined by a lifelong pursuit for the betterment of wildlife and public lands throughout the state.
Pheasants Forever & Quail Forever announce Joe Hosmer, 67, and Brett Reber, 57, as newly elected members of the organization’s National Board of Directors.
Recognizing the importance of wildlife habitat conservation which supports South Dakota’s economy and status as “The Pheasant Capital of the World,” South Dakota Tourism has renewed their national sponsorship with Pheasants Forever.
Pheasants Forever was recently awarded ten North American Wetlands Conservation Act (NAWCA) small grants to conserve wetlands and associated grasslands in Minnesota and Iowa.
Pheasant hunters and local producers in South Dakota have expanded the influence of Pheasants Forever with the addition of the organization’s newest chapter in the state. Officially titled as the Mid-Dakota Chapter of Pheasants Forever, local volunteers are focusing on wildlife habitat conservation efforts in Brule County to preserve the area’s renowned pheasant hunting traditions.
Pheasant hunters in eastern Iowa have revived one of the state’s oldest and most successful Pheasants Forever chapters to support a growing pheasant population in the region.
Following the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) 49th general sign-up in North Dakota, colossal landowner demand for CRP has been met with a bleak 6 percent acceptance rate – only 69 offers out of 1,094 applications were accepted for 5,944 total acres out of 74,059 acres offered.
The Farm Service Agency in Washington D.C. has released its statewide summary of acres accepted as part of USDA’s Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) 49th general sign-up in South Dakota. The dismal results – only two offers out of 727 applications were accepted for 101 total acres out of 42,352 acres offered – indicate South Dakota is poised to continue hemorrhaging wildlife habitat, with 155,000 additional acres of CRP contracts set to expire by fall of 2018.
Pheasants Forever, the Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation, and Clarke County Conservation Board have permanently conserved 197 acres of wildlife habitat with the creation of the new Oakwood Grassland Wildlife Management Area (WMA).
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