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Summer 2018 | Vol 11 No 3

Wet June and July too much for Bobwhite Chicks By Dr. Theron M. Terhune, Game Bird Program Director Bobwhite nest and brood production has been good this year, slightly above average in fact, for the Red Hills region. Managers have reported seeing several amalgamated broods early in the season which is a good indicator of […]
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Prescribed Fire as a Butterfly Conservation Tool Who knew that prescribed fire was an important tool in restoring and conserving imperiled butterflies? Dave McElveen, Research Associate in the Stoddard Bird Lab, traveled to Maryland recently to help assess how prescribed fire might be used to maintain habitat for the rare Frosted Elfin butterfly (Callophrys irus). […]
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Vote “Yes” for Georgia Outdoor Stewardship Amendment Tall Timbers is urging its members and friends to vote “yes” this November for passage of the Georgia Outdoor Stewardship Amendment. This is a historic opportunity to protect Georgia’s waters and lands. Georgia’s economy and quality of life are directly tied to both the water quality of our […]
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Prescribed Fire Science Consortium Secures Department of Defense Grants Prescribed Fire Science Consortium led by Tall Timbers’ Wildland Fire Science program secures four Department of Defense SERDP grants to study 3D fuels and fire spread. Through the Strategic Environmental Research and Development Program (SERDP) the Department of Defense periodically funds environmental research projects to address […]
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