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SCBI in the News
April 10, 2019 - A Burning Tradition
Students from the University of Wisconsin’s Steven’s Point Campus came to South Carolina in mid-March on their third annual Spring PyroBreak
to burn the woods with forester and Heritage Preserve Manager Johnny Stowe of the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources.
Summer/Fall, 2018-2019 - Quail Times Newsletter
(Indian Creek Restoration Initiative) (PDF)
Establishing Native Species for Quail Workshop Pre-Registration Form (PDF)
(Please preregister by April 19, 2019)
March 21, 2019 - Woodcock Hunting in The Deep South: One Man’s Trashbird is Another Man’s Treasure
Here's a good article written by Dr. Matthew Lee, DMD concerning woodcock hunting in South Carolina and even talks a little quail
hunting with some SC Bobwhite Initiative talk thrown in for good measure.
March 14, 2019 - On The Wing Podcast
Ep. 25 Quail Forever (QF) on the Rise in the Southeast
While attending the Southeastern Wildlife Expo in Charleston, South Carolina, Bob St. Pierre chats with Tim Caughran, Quail
Forever’s Director of Field Operations, and Kenny Barker, QF’s Southeastern Regional Rep, about the organization's rapid growth across the quail range.
The trio also discuss bobwhite quail as the indicator species of healthy ecosystems, DIY public lands quail hunting, and Charleston's incredible food
scene and the South Carolina Bobwhite Initiative.
February 20, 2019 - Project Upland Podcast with Nick Larson – Episode #54
We discussed the SCBI in its entirety with Nick. We talked for about an hour (we did talk woodcock for a few minutes in the beginning)
February 14, 2019 - Bringing Back Bobs in the Palmetto State
Mark Coleman wrote a good article on Quail Forever and their involvement with the USFS on our Indian Creek Quail Focal Area.
January 26, 2019 - Woods and Water Radio Interview with Roger Metz
The interview starts approximately 22 mins in and we discuss the recently signed Good Neighbor Authority agreement with the USFS, quail habitat, quail populations and what landowners can do to create quail habitat.
Winter/Spring, 2018-2019 - Quail Times Newsletter
(Indian Creek Restoration Initiative)
October 15, 2018 - S.C. Quail Restoration and Bird Dogs at Moree’s Sportsman Preserve
A return trip to hunt quail at Moree’s Sportsman Preserve in Chesterfield County on October 2 was nearly canceled due to storm damage from Hurricane Florence.
October 15, 2018 - SCDNR encouraging property owners to preserve Bobwhite habitat
The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources is encouraging the state’s landowners to make their properties a welcome habitat for bobwhites.
Summer/Fall, 2018 - Quail Times Newsletter
(Indian Creek Restoration Initiative)
April 10, 2018 - Sharing the Flame
Wisconsin college students spend their spring break 'burning and learning'
April 10, 2018 - Quail population on comeback thanks to habitat restoration
Clemson Extension specialists and others are teaching South Carolina forest landowners how to maintain forestlands such as this to promote wildlife habitat.
- Feb 10, 2018 - Quail decline appears to have reached a plateau in South Carolina
- January 11, 2018 - SCDNR to host 30th Annual Wild Quail Management Seminar
Sep. 25, 2017 - Biologist Sullivan Addresses Rotarians
Wildlife biologist Susan R. Sullivan was guest speaker at the Rotary Club of St. Matthews on Monday, September 25, at its luncheon meeting at the Town & Country Restaraunt.
- Sep. 22, 2017 - Upstate Outdoors - The South Carolina Bobwhite Initiative
- March, 2017 - Upper Savannah Land Trust annual meeting scheduled for March 16
- Dec., 2016 - Quail Forever Joint Partnership Hires Quail
Focus Area Coordinator
- Nov. 3, 2016 - Upstate Outdoors: The Bobwhite Initiative
- Sep. 3, 2016 - Quail numbers rebound
- Aug. 5, 2016 - Habitat improvement project involves Newberry County
- Sep. 12, 2016 - Workshop on Indian Creek Project held for landowners, farmers
- Mar, 10, 2016 - Quail workshop, Thursday in Whitmire