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The bobwhite quail is Georgia's official state game bird and at one time Georgia was considered the bobwhite quail capital of the world. Today, quail populations are only a fraction of what they used to be, but with the help of conservation minded farmers and the direction of a new DNR plan the call of the bobwhite quail can ring out once more across the hedgerows and fields of Georgia.

Join host Michael Skinner as he learns more about the Bobwhite Quail Initiative.

Then Rolling Stones keyboardist Chuck Leavell hosts a traditional quail hunt on his Charlane Plantation near Macon. Chuck was also voted the 1999 Outstanding Tree Farmer of the Year for his conservation efforts at Charlane.

Finally, the best for last, get the recipe for Quail Charlane – one of the house specialities.