Quail 9 Information
Planning for the next conference is already underway! During August 1-5, 2022 the Joint Quail Conference will be hosted by Missouri Department of Conservation and University of Missouri, in Springfield, Missouri. We look forward to your attendance!Please find updated information about the venue, lodging and pertinent information on the official event page.

National Quail Symposium Proceedings Ejournal
We are proud to announce that the online ejournal has been published and is now available! Visit the Publications tab to access over 500 publications spanning from Quail 1 to Quail 8.

Joint Quail Conference of the 28th Annual NBTC Meeting and Ninth National Quail Symposium
August 1-5, 2022
Springfield, Missouri

National Bobwhite Technical Committee
The NBTC conducts an annual meeting during which updates on quail management and research efforts are given. This meeting also provides the committee and subcommittee members an opportunity to discuss and take action on various quail related issues.

National Quail Symposium
This will be the ninth in the series of national quail symposia dating back to 1972, and since Quail III in 1992, western quail have been included. Beginning with Quail VII, the symposia series has been led by NBCI and NBTC.

The previous conference, Quail 8, features quail management and research, including updates and progress of the National Bobwhite Conservation Initiative. Quail 8 is a Western Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies sanctioned technical workshop.

View the National Bobwhite Technical Committee Proceedings from the 2017 meeting.

View the Quail 8 program.

TWS Wildlife Biologist Certification Credits

The Wildlife Society is providing a maximum of 12 contact hours in Category 1 of the Certified Wildlife Biologist® Renewal/Professional Development Certificate Program for participation in the Quail 8 conference, and 8 contact hours in Category 1 for the National Bobwhite Technical Committee meeting.

Quail 9 Proceedings Editors


Dr. Frank R. Thompson

United States Forest Service

Dr. Mitchell D. Weegman

University of Missouri

Associate Editors

Dr. Roger Applegate

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency

Dr. Leonard A. Brennan

Texas A&M University - Kingsville

Dr. C. Brad Dabbert

Texas Tech University

Dr. Stephen J. DeMaso

Gulf Coast Joint Venture, USFWS

Kenneth Duren

Pennsylvania Game Commission

Dr. James A. Martin

University of Georgia

Dr. Kelly Reyna

Texas A&M University - Commerce

Dr. Evan P. Tanner

Texas A&M University - Kingsville

Dr. Theron M. Terhune

Tall Timbers Research Station & Land Conservancy

Quail 9 Partners

Molly Foley

NBCI Spatial Data Analyst
National Bobwhite Conservation Initiative