IN THIS ISSUE...
- Toll Road Plan Threatens Red Hills
- New Exhibit Opens at the Webster Art Gallery
- Seminole Nation of Oklahoma at Tall Timbers
- Land Conservationist George W. Willson Passes
- Upcoming Events
RESEARCH & LAND MANAGEMENT
- Quail Hatch
- New Director of Fire Research at Tall Timbers
- Tall Timbers Back to Mexico
- Safe Harbor Program Workshop
Summer 2019 | Vol 12 | No 3
Friday, September 27
The Economic Trade-Offs and Quail Management Field Workshop is an event where attendees will see firsthand the ongoing habitat renovations and land management techniques being used to overcome common challenges faced when managing for high densities of wild quail. Area experts will present on current research and specific techniques used to overcome these and other challenges managers face across the Carolinas. Registration is now open. Click here to register.
Thursday, October 10
The Jones Center at Ichauway
The workshop will be hosted by the Jones Center at Ichauway, Tall Timbers, and Georgia Department of Natural Resources. Staff will provide background on woodpecker habitat needs and management and the benefits of the Safe Harbor Program. Field tours will visit prime woodpecker habitat and also demonstrate first-hand some of the tools used to manage woodpecker populations. We’ll also review some of the cost-share programs available with a strong focus on properties support the woodpecker. For more preliminary information, contact Jim Cox. Registration is required to help plan for logistics and distribute materials beforehand. To register, please email Amy Allen; or call 850-893-4153 x249.
Saturday, October 12 • 9 AM–4 PM
at Tall Timbers
Cost: $240.00 per person • Only 2 spots left!
Use of Orvis tackle and lunch included
RSVP by email to Amy Allen or call her at 850-893-4153 x249
If learning to fly fish or improving your casting technique seems like a daunting task, you just haven’t met the right fishing instructors. Truel Myers, the head fly fishing instructor for Orvis, will help you with everything from setting up the rod, to fly selection and knots, to how to safely release your catch. No matter the skill level, you’ll leave with the knowledge and know-how to cast like a seasoned angler.
Friday, October 18
Four Oaks Plantation
The Red Hills Fall Field Day is an event where attendees will see firsthand the ongoing habitat renovations and land management techniques being used to overcome common challenges faced when managing for high densities of wild quail. Area experts will present on current research and specific techniques used to overcome these and other challenges managers face across the Southeast. Registration is now open. Click here to register. For more information, please contact the Development Office: Crystal Davis Rice at 850.545.3675 / email Crystal; Amy Allen at 850.893.4153, x249 / email Amy.
South Carolina Bobwhite Funding Partnership Event & Auction
Thursday, October 24
The Millstone at Adam’s Pond
Columbia, South Carolina
In 2017, Tall Timbers and South Carolina Department of Natural Resources signed a Memorandum of Agreement to form the SC Bobwhite Funding Partnership. The purpose of this partnership is to raise funds from corporate and private sources and use them for bobwhite work across the Carolinas. Please join us for an evening reception and auction. The proceeds from this event help fund the South Carolina Bobwhite Initiative, as well as Tall Timbers’ Carolina Regional Quail Project’s efforts in South Carolina. For more information, please contact the Development Office: Crystal Davis Rice at 850.545.3675 / email Crystal; Amy Allen at 850.893.4153, x249 / email Amy.
Thursday & Friday, November 7 & 8
The Kevin’s Annual Game Fair, benefiting Tall Timbers, is an opportunity to share our love of the outdoors with the community, to celebrate the heritage of Thomasville, GA, and support the preservation of the longleaf pine forest and bobwhite quail habitat of the Red Hills region.
This year’s Game Fair kicks off Thursday evening, November 7, 2019 with Buffalo Trace Cocktail Party, along with gun room chats with Guy Davie from Holland & Holland and Kevin Kelly, CEO of Kevin’s, a live auction featuring world class sporting trips, a VIP shooting experience at the London Holland & Holland shooting grounds, plus an extraordinary opportunity to hunt wild quail at the exclusive Dixie Plantation in Monticello, Florida.
The Game Fair takes place Friday, Nov. 8, 2019, 9:00 a.m. at the historical and private Greenwood Plantation Campus. Enjoy a day full of activities:
- Celebrating Veterans
- Cooking demonstrations
- Fly fishing demonstrations
- Tall Timbers discussion about controlled burn program and wildlife
- Quail wagon rides with Clydesdales
- Famous DockDogs Competition. (Your dogs can compete)
- Wildrose Kennels • Ryglen Gundogs
- Pointing Dog Demonstrations
- Live Oak Farms Fox Hounds
- Delicious plantation lunch and many more activities!
For news and updates visit the Game Fair website.