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Fall 2016 | Vol 9 | No 4   


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Quail Forecast in the Red Hills

Bob in weeds

The net population trend in the Red Hills last year (2015|16 hunting season) was relatively flat-lined with wide ranging variation throughout the region such that bobwhite abundance was up or down by as much as 30%. Based on early reports from managers combined with covey call counts on numerous properties and radio-telemetry work in the region, we suspect a similar story this hunting season, but for different reasons.

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RxScience: Collaborative Research

Rx Fire

Through the recently created Prescribed Fire Science Consortium (RxScience), Tall Timbers, the US Forest Service, managers, and researchers from across the country have teamed up to focus on the pressing needs of prescribed fire science. This group intends to address the problems of predicting fire behavior of ignition patterns, resulting smoke transport, and fire effects....

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Tree Stumps Reveal Fire History

Tree Stump

The Southeastern Coastal Plain Tree-Ring Laboratory at Tall Timbers continues its effort to reconstruct the history of fire in longleaf pine ecosystems by exploring new sites.

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Red Hills Fire Festival

Red Hills Fire Festival

Mark your calendars for the first Red Hills Fire Festival on Sunday, January 22, 2017.  Fire Festival is a collaboration between many organizations in Florida and Georgia to spread awareness about prescribed fire and healthy forests.  Attend this all-ages event to experience, enjoy and learn about the special natural process of fire in southern pinelands.

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