Gabriela Zaldumbide

Gabby Zaldumbide is Project Upland's Editor in Chief. Gabby was born in Maryland and raised in southern Wisconsin, where she also studied wildlife ecology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. In 2018, she moved to Gunnison, Colorado to earn her master's in public land management from Western Colorado University. Gabby still lives there today and shares 11 acres with eight dogs, five horses, and three cats. She herds cows for a local rancher on the side.

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Two chukar on a grill
Twelve Favorite Upland Bird Recipes for the Grill

Cook these sizzling pheasant, quail, chukar, and grouse recipes on your grill this summer I,…

Llewellin Setter on point
Llewellin Setter: Characteristics, Training, and Hunting Ability

The beautiful Llewellin Setter is quick to learn, highly trainable, and makes a loving companion…

a group of chukar on rocky terrain
Chukar Partridge – A Rugged, Nonnative Upland Bird

Life history, habitat, range, and native landscape information for the devilish game birds known as…

a Sharp-tailed grouse in Wisconsin
Sharp-tailed Grouse of Wisconsin – Firebirds of the Northwest Sands

How the Wisconsin Sharp-tailed Grouse Society Conserves the State’s Sharptails and A Globally Threatened Habitat.…

An English Setter working in a field
English Setter: Characteristics, Abilities, and History

The intelligent and beautiful English Setter is an international phenomenon in the bird dog world…

An aerial view of pheasant fest
The 2024 National Pheasant Fest and Quail Classic is Almost Here — Here’s What to Expect

This year’s installment of the largest upland show in America is in Sioux Falls, South…

An Irish Setter hunting dog on point
Irish Setter: Form, Function, and History of a Timeless Breed

Discover the Irish Setter, an iconic red hunting dog breed renowned for its distinct characteristics…

A bird dog in the mountains of Colorado
Bird Hunting in Colorado – Grouse, Quail, Chukar, Pheasant, and More

Upland bird hunting in this Rocky Mountain state features a variety of species, habitats, and…

A French Spaniel or Epagneul Francais runs in a field
French Spaniel: An Elegant, Intelligent French Pointing Breed

Characteristics, form, function, and history of the highly trainable and capable Épagneul Français To my…

Bird hunters walk along while hunting Sage Grouse in Wyoming
Wyoming’s Bird Hunting Guide: From Sage Grouse to Pheasants

Experience the thrill of bird hunting in Wyoming’s vast landscapes. Dive into our comprehensive guide…

Roasted Dove Recipe after handling dove meat
Top 5 Dove Recipes: Elevate Your Culinary Game This Season

Discover unique and mouthwatering dove recipes beyond the usual poppers. Dive into our top 5…

A Bird hunter walks grasslands in Nebraska.
Upland Hunting in Nebraska: Wild Quail, Prairie Chickens, and More 

Experience Nebraska’s premiere upland bird hunting from grassland bobwhite quail to prairie grouse opportunities. “To…

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Small Munsterlander – Heathland Quail Dog

Dive deep into the Small Munsterlander’s journey from obscurity to a top hunting breed. Discover…

An elementary student learning archery safety for hunter education
ESEA Interpretation Eliminates Funding for Archery, Hunting Education

How an amendment to the Elementary and Secondary Education Act defunded educational programs for students…

A bird hunter walking in the Wisconsin forest.
Bird Hunting in Wisconsin for Ruffed Grouse, Woodcock, Pheasant, and Dove

In Wisconsin, bird hunting is as lush and alive as the state’s natural beauty. Wisconsin’s…

A plan for a european duck decoy pipe
A Brief History of European and North American Duck “Decoys”

Whether referring to physical structures or fake ducks, duck decoys have been used to hunt…

German Wirehaired Pointer side profile
German Wirehaired Pointer: Dog Breed Information, Form, Function, History, and More

Built for both land and water, the German Wirehaired Pointer defines versatility Wiry beards, grandpa-esque…

Two dogs in a tent on a camping trip
How to Camp with a Dog

Here are some good practices for bringing your dog camping from gear lists to car…

An Osceola wild turkey walking in a swamp.
Osceola Wild Turkey (Meleagris gallopavo osceola) – A Wild Turkey Profile

Osceolas are native to the Florida peninsula and offer unique hunting opportunities In 1804, the…

Emperor Geese in the water
Emperor Geese: Habitat, Life History, and Hunting

Life history, biology, and habitat information for the arctic’s most charismatic goose The emperor is…

A pair of Sandhill cranes (Antigone canadensis) standing together
The Sandhill Crane: Habitat, Life History, and Hunting

Whether they’re considered an upland bird or waterfowl, sandhill cranes are an emblem of North…