Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever members will meet on Saturday, Feb. 7 in Kearney

Keynote address by Howard Vincent, Pheasants Forever President and CEO

Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever members will meet on Saturday, Feb. 7 in Kearney
Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever members will meet on Saturday, Feb. 7 in Kearney
Pheasants Forever & Quail Forever
Pheasants Forever & Quail Forever

Kearney, Neb. -(Ammoland.com)– Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever members and upland supporters in Nebraska will convene on Saturday, February 7 at the Younes Conference Center in Kearney for the organization’s 2015 State Habitat Meeting.

The event will feature an address by Howard Vincent, Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever President and CEO, as well as a panel discussion with experts from Pheasants Forever, Nebraska Game and Parks Commission, and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Cooperative Research Unit.

“This is the largest meeting focused on wildlife and wildlife habitat conservation in Nebraska,” says Kelsi Wehrman, Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever state coordinator in Nebraska, “By focusing on partnerships and programs that work, and exploring new ones with high potential, we can improve upland habitat conditions in Nebraska.”

Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever 2015 Nebraska Habitat Meeting highlights:

  • 8:15 a.m. – Address by Howard Vincent, Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever President and CEO
  • 11:30 a.m. – Habitat Partnerships & Accomplishments – Pete Berthelsen, Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever Director of Habitat Partnerships, will unveil new maps that chart Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever habitat project accomplishments in the state
  • 1:30 p.m. – Gun Dog Success – Dan Ihrke of Green Acres Sportsman’s Club will give an extended presentation of training your hunting companion from start to finish. Hunting dogs of different breeds and ages will be utilized in live training demonstrations.
  • 2:15 p.m. – Habitat, Partnerships and Research Panel Discussion – Pheasants Forever wildlife biologists will be joined by Nebraska Game and Parks Commission staff, as well as a researcher with the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Cooperative Research Unit. Panel discussion with audience interaction focusing on habitat management of private and public lands, statewide partnerships, and upland game research. The audience will be encouraged to ask questions on habitat practices, public access, programs, and research topics.
  • 5:30 p.m. – Volunteer Appreciation Reception – Join chapters and Pheasants Forever staff in Nebraska for dinner and fundraising following Saturday seminars.
    Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever’s 2015 Nebraska Habitat Meeting is open to Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever members as well as the public. Find the full agenda and register online.

About Pheasants Forever

Pheasants Forever, including its quail conservation division, Quail Forever, is the nation’s largest nonprofit organization dedicated to upland habitat conservation. Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever have more than 140,000 members and 700 local chapters across the United States and Canada. Chapters are empowered to determine how 100 percent of their locally raised conservation funds are spent; the only national conservation organization that operates through this truly grassroots structure.