Future Plans for Quail 9
Planning for the next conference is already underway! Quail 9 will be hosted in 2022, with calls for papers beginning in 2020. Check back here for more updates as we continue the planning process.

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.

Proceedings Reprint and Purchasing
In the rush to publish the proceedings, galley proof revisions were not completed, and consequently the hard copy of the proceedings is being reprinted. Allen Press will be replacing hard-copies, to be delivered to conference registrants. We ask that you destroy your original copy. The hard copy is a duplicate of the corrected digital version found on the National Quail Symposium Proceedings ejournal.

To purchase the new Quail 8 or previous proceedings, you may do so at the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture store page.

Joint Quail Conference of the 23rd Annual NBTC Meeting
and Eighth National Quail Symposium
July 25-28 - Knoxville, TN

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 is the eighth 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.

Quail 8 features current 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 8 Proceedings Editors


Dr. Thomas V. Dailey

National Bobwhite Conservation Initiative

Roger Applegate

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency

Associate Editors

Dr. Leonard A. Brennan

Texas A&M University

Dr. C. Brad Dabbert

Texas Tech University

Dr. Stephen J. DeMaso

Gulf Coast Joint Venture, USFWS

Kenneth R. Duren

Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources

Dr. Dwayne Elmore

Oklahoma State University

Dr. Joseph (TJ) Fontaine

Coop Unit, USGS, University of Nebraska

Dr. Robert J. Gates

Ohio State University

Dr. James A. Martin

University of Georgia

Dr. Mark D. McConnell

University of Georgia

Dr. Theron M. Terhune

Tall Timbers Research Station & Land Conservancy

Dr. Christopher K. Williams

University of Delaware

Quail 8 Partners

Thomas V. Dailey

Assistant Director/Science Coordinator
National Bobwhite Conservation Initiative
Columbia, MO 65202
phone: 573-881-1782