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  1. South Texas Bobwhite Brigade

  2. Texas Brigade Camps • 5-day camps • Open to students ages 13-17 • Cost is $300, Scholarships Available • Held annually in June and July

  3. North Texas Albany North Texas Santa Anna South Texas Carrizo Springs Texas Brigades Rolling Plains Coleman South Texas Campbellton

  4. Texas Brigade Partners Texas Wildlife Association Texas AgriLife Extension Texas Chapters of Quail Coalition Texas Parks & Wildlife Department USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service

  5. Covey Composition Covey Leader Asst. Covey Leader 5 cadets

  6. “Tell me, I forget, Show me, I remember, Involve me, I understand.”

  7. “…and this bird you cannot change” -Lynyrd Skynyrd

  8. Interspersion A variety or “patchwork” pattern of habitat and cover types in close proximity to each other and connected by travel lanes.

  9. Diversity Good bobwhite quail habitat has a variety of plants that provide food and/or cover.

  10. Plant Succession The process (natural or human-influenced) of one group of plants replacing another.

  11. Edge Effect The transition zone between two different vegetative types.

  12. Water Food Cover Limiting Factor Any “weak-link” that is critical to the survival of an animal.

  13. Home Range The home range of a bobwhite quail is about 40 acres. Bobwhite quail are “sedentary” species.

  14. Cover Types Required by Quail • Nesting Cover • Loafing and • Escape Cover • Screening Cover • Roosting Cover • Brood Cover

  15. Quail Anatomy & Physiology

  16. Team Building & Leadership Skills

  17. Critical Thinking

  18. Plant Collections

  19. Conservation Games

  20. Shotgun Safety & Shooting After Before

  21. Radio Telemetry

  22. Insect Collection Nest Depredation

  23. Media Skills

  24. Taxidermy

  25. K.P. Duty

  26. Wildlife Photography & Journaling

  27. Who Dun It?

  28. A Little Friendly Competition!

  29. Constructing TRI-FOLD DISPLAYS

  30. Conservation Cadences

  31. The Hunter’s Role In Conservation Our Hunting Heritage Hunter Safety and Responsibility Striving for A Land Ethic

  32. The Future of Conservation “Anyone can count the seeds in an apple, but no one can count the apples in a seed.” Anonymous

  33. Texas Brigades For more information or to receive a copy of the application, long onto www.texasbrigades.org Or contact Helen Holdsworth at 1-800- TEX-WILD