INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -
Indiana landowners who want to help boost the stateís dwindling quail and
pheasant populations can get state reimbursement for their expenses creating
habitat for the prized game birds.
Department of Natural Resourcesí Private Lands Unit works with landowners to
restore habitat for bobwhite quail and ring-neck pheasant.
DNR south region
private lands supervisor Josh Griffin says landowners can obtain up to
$4,000 per year in agency funds for game bird habitat restoration projects.
He says the more
pheasant and quail habitat thatís created or restored, the better the
chances the birds will spread to other areas and create sustainable
A state wildlife
biologist will meet with interested landowners to inspect their property and
prepare a management plan. Qualified landowners are reimbursed for an