Annual Report: Top 25 Chapters - Nesting Cover Acres

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The quantity and quality of nesting cover is the single most important factor in producing pheasant populations, and creating, restoring and managing nesting cover is a top habitat priority for many Pheasants Forever chapters. The following Pheasants Forever chapters excelled at creating nesting cover in 2013.
 
2013 Top 25 Chapters – Nesting Cover Acres
Smoky Hill (KS) – 424 4,748
Southeast Colorado (CO) – 263 1,500
Elkhorn Valley (NE) – 091 1,494
Northeast Colorado (CO) – 274 1,325
High Plains (NE) – 278 1,231
Phillips County (CO) – 371 1,036
Clayton County (IA) – 078 930
Lewis & Clark (NE) – 306 856
Nemaha Valley (NE) – 439 815
Sherman County (NE) – 696 763
Buffalo Ridge (MN) – 551 742
Yankton Area (SD) – 323 737
Heartland Region (SD) – 738 600
Allamakee County (IA) – 319 586
Webster County (NE) – 807 541
Northeast Indiana (IN) – 182 541
Nuckolls County (NE) – 204 538
Washington County (CO) – 436 528
Loup/Platte Ringnecks (NE) 524
Fremont/Mills (IA) – 407 483
Fayette County (IA) – 048 460
Iowa County (WI) – 538 457
Mclean County (IL) – 079 456
Delaware County (IA) – 105 455
Rainwater Basin (NE) – 315 445
 
 
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Field Notes are compiled by Anthony Hauck, Pheasants Forever’s Online Editor. Email Anthony at AHauck@pheasantsforever.org and follow him on Twitter @AnthonyHauckPF.