Update: (Sept. 30, 2011) - Registration is now open.

Quail VII is using the RegOnline system for registration for the Jan. 9-12, 2012 event in Tucson. The committee is partnering with The Wildlife Society, Southwest Section which is handling all the financial aspects of hosting this long awaited event. The early registration fee of $325 ends Nov. 30. Registrations beginning Dec. 1 will be $400.

Welcome to Quail VII: Seventh National Quail Symposium.

Quail VII is the seventh in the series of Northern Bobwhite symposia dating back to 1972. Western quail have been included since Quail III in 1992. The 7th symposium will further highlight the diversity in conservation of quails with field tours of areas supporting Gambel’s, scaled and Mearns’ quail. The timing of the conference couldn’t be better as it coincides with Arizona’s quail hunting season.

It is expected that this symposium will be very popular with quail researchers and managers. The proceedings of the symposium will serve as an excellent venue to publish current research and advance quail conservation.

This will be an excellent opportunity to share information on the progress of large-scale bobwhite restoration projects and movement of the National Bobwhite Conservation Initiative (NBCI, www.bringbackbobwhites.org).

The Farm Bill is also extremely important to bobwhite management, so there may be a lot of discussion around that topic, including recently completed studies of the USDA-NRCS/MSU Bobwhite Restoration Project and the CP-33 Habitat Buffers for Upland Birds National Monitoring Program.

Symposium Information

The event is scheduled for January 9-12, 2012 in Tucson, Arizona.

Preliminary planning has Jan. 9 as registration and introduction; Jan. 10 will feature a keynote speaker, plenary session, and a full day of paper presentations followed by dinner, Jan. 11 will have a half-day of paper presentations and sub-group breakout sessions followed by a banquet dinner, Jan. 12will be a field day offering a variety of activities including quail hunting.

The symposium is being hosted by the Arizona Game and Fish Department in cooperation with the National Bobwhite Conservation Initiative who will be handling all the call for paper submissions for the symposium.

For the agenda and detailed scheduled, click the "Agenda" link at the top of the page, or click here.

Call for Papers: Abstract Submission Deadline was 31 March 2011

The National Bobwhite Conservation Initiative is handling all the call for paper submissions for the symposium. For guidelines, submission dates and where to submit information check out the "call for papers" link.




Quail VII Online Registration System

Travel Info

Radisson Suites Hotel Tucson Airport
7051 South Tucson Blvd.,
Tucson AZ 85756
Email: rhi_taaz@radisson.com


National Bobwhite Conservation Initiative

Arizona Game and Fish Department

The Wildlife Society
Southwest Section


National Bobwhite Technical Committee

National Wild Turkey Federation

Safari Club International