Conservation

A mountain quail in a mountain meadow.
Mountain Quail: An Upland Game Bird Profile

The remote mountain bird that makes you work for it The Mountain quail (Oreortyx pictus)…

Frank Loncarich and Kyle Hedges
#78 | Quail Habitat with Frank Loncarich and Kyle Hedges – Project Upland Podcast

So we were beginning to ask the question about quail habitat, we’re doing the best…

a group of sharp-tailed grouse hunters in Minnesota with bird dogs.
How Much Passion – A Sharp-tailed Grouse Society Film

Explore the world of the Minnesota sharp-tailed grouse in film. There was a time well…

Sharp-tailed grouse dancing on a lek
#73 | Wisconsin Sharp-tailed Grouse – Project Upland Podcast

“Get to know the habitat where sharptails exist here in Wisconsin because it’s very unique…

Kevin Sheppard approaching a pointed bird.
#71 | Upland Bird Habitat with Kevin Sheppard of American Bird Conservancy

Forester, conservationist, and upland hunter, Kevin Sheppard of the American Bird Conservancy lives and breathes…

Big Sky Upland Bird Association logo
#68 | Western Montana Sharptails with Ben Deeble of Big Sky Upland Bird Association

The sharp tailed grouse once inhabited the mountain valley ranges of western Montana. Today it…

Ben Jones hunting with his English setter Ace
#67 | Ben Jones President of the Ruffed Grouse Society – Project Upland Podcast

Get an inside look at the future of the Ruffed Grouse Society with the new…

A Eastern wild turkey tom strutting in a field.
Eastern Wild Turkey (Meleagris gallopavo silvestris) – A Wild Turkey Profile

Rebounding from near extinction, the Eastern Wild Turkey is the King of Game Birds The…

Ron Kendall and the QuailSafe quail feeder
#64 | Fighting for the Bobwhite Quail with Ron Kendall – Project Upland Podcast

Ron Kendall Jr. of QuailSafe shares his experience with the bobwhite quail and brings us…

Pheasants Forever Bird Dogs For Habitat logo
#59 | Bird Dogs For Habitat 2019 with Pheasants & Quail Forever – Project Upland Podcast

Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever’s Bird Dogs For Habitat campaign challenges upland hunters to cast…

A group of sharp-tailed grouse feed in a tree during cold weather.
How Climate Change is Affecting Sharp-tailed Grouse

A look into the factual science of sharp-tailed grouse and their future I grew up…

Mark Coleman and Michael Hook of the South Carolina Bobwhite Initiative
#54 | Bringing Back the Whistle with the South Carolina Bobwhite Initiative – Project Upland Podcast

A look into bobwhite quail conservation with the South Carolina Bobwhite Initiative. Although the bobwhite…

A scaled quail walking in their native habitat.
Scaled Quail (Callipepla squamata) – Life History of the Blue Quail

Chasing the desert quail of the arid southwest The scaled quail (Callipepla squamata) is a…

A sharp-tailed grouse dances on a lek in the Spring.
Sacred Lek – A Sharp-tailed Grouse Film

Follow the Minnesota Sharp-tailed Grouse Society into the mysterious world of Spring leks. Join the…

Two sage grouse doing their mating dance.
Greater Sage-Grouse (Centrocercus Urophasianus) – A Game Bird Profile

America’s iconic and largest grouse species hailing from the West If you are from the…

Pheasant hunter, Bob St Pierre with his German shorthaired pointer
#36 | A Voice For Pheasants, Quail and Upland Hunting, Bob St. Pierre of Pheasants and Quail Forever

On this episode of the Project Upland Podcast, I am joined by Bob St. Pierre,…

An upland bird hunter holding a ruffed grouse
#34 | Ruffed Grouse Drumming Counts, West Nile Virus and Proposed Season Length Change in Wisconsin – Project Upland Podcast

In this episode of the Project Upland Podcast we talk about ruffed grouse drumming survey…

A male prairie chicken doing a mating dance in Nebraska.
The Boom Heard Across the Prairie

A chance to watch the spring mating rites of the Greater Prairie-Chicken The genus name…

a sharp-tailed grouse dancing in a field during bird counts.
Understanding How Bird Counts are Conducted

Understanding all aspects of North American bird counts Whether we like to admit it or…

A blue grouse in the woods.
Splitting the Blue Grouse into the Sooty and Dusky Grouse

Learn why the blue grouse was split into two subspecies as well as identifying birds…

A male sooty grouse displaying feathers.
Sooty Grouse (Dendragapus fuliginosus) – The Rare Blue Grouse Subspecies

Hunting the ever-challenging coastal Blue Grouse known as the sooty grouse (Dendragapus fuliginosus) The sooty…