Tour series shows Nebraska pheasant, quail habitat

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GERING, Neb. (AP) -- Landowners and others with interest in conserving habitat for pheasants and quail are invited to tour managed lands.

Nebraska Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever are hosting a series of 15 habitat tours. The first will be Saturday at Carter Canyon Ranch south of Gering. The series concludes Aug. 16 in Broken Bow and Verdigre.

The tours are meant to show habitat management practices in action and provide information on how landowners can take part in conservation programs.

There is no cost for the tours, which include a meal. To register, call Mary Korth at 308-428-3062.