Texas Brigade Camps • 5-day camps • Open to students ages 13-17 • Cost is $300, Scholarships Available • Held annually in June and July
North Texas Albany North Texas Santa Anna South Texas Carrizo Springs Texas Brigades Rolling Plains Coleman South Texas Campbellton
Texas Brigade Partners Texas Wildlife Association Texas AgriLife Extension Texas Chapters of Quail Coalition Texas Parks & Wildlife Department USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service
Covey Composition Covey Leader Asst. Covey Leader 5 cadets
“Tell me, I forget, Show me, I remember, Involve me, I understand.”
“…and this bird you cannot change” -Lynyrd Skynyrd
Interspersion A variety or “patchwork” pattern of habitat and cover types in close proximity to each other and connected by travel lanes.
Diversity Good bobwhite quail habitat has a variety of plants that provide food and/or cover.
Plant Succession The process (natural or human-influenced) of one group of plants replacing another.
Edge Effect The transition zone between two different vegetative types.
Water Food Cover Limiting Factor Any “weak-link” that is critical to the survival of an animal.
Home Range The home range of a bobwhite quail is about 40 acres. Bobwhite quail are “sedentary” species.
Cover Types Required by Quail • Nesting Cover • Loafing and • Escape Cover • Screening Cover • Roosting Cover • Brood Cover
Quail Anatomy & Physiology
Team Building & Leadership Skills
Shotgun Safety & Shooting After Before
Insect Collection Nest Depredation
Who Dun It?
Constructing TRI-FOLD DISPLAYS
The Hunter’s Role In Conservation Our Hunting Heritage Hunter Safety and Responsibility Striving for A Land Ethic
The Future of Conservation “Anyone can count the seeds in an apple, but no one can count the apples in a seed.” Anonymous
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