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Bobwhite quail program Saturday in Houston

HOUSTON — A program on the bobwhite quail, which were once common around here but now rare, will be presented at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Houston Nature Center at the trailhead of the Root River Trail in northwest Houston.

Thurman Tucker, who has been working to restore bobwhite habitat for a few decades, will talk about the bird, its problems and how to help it recover.

This program is free and open to the public, but donations are encouraged. The Houston Nature Center is located one block north of the intersection of Minnesota highways 16 and 76 in Houston in Trailhead Park.

For more information, contact the Nature Center at 507-896-4668 or

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