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Pheasant Life Cycle

Pheasant Life Cycle The annual life cycle of a pheasant can be broken into four major phases (Nesting, Brood Rearing, Foraging and Winter Survival) that roughly correlate with the seasons (Spring, Summer, Fall and Winter). During each phase the pheasant faces different challenges. Nesting The nesting season begins with courtship as roosters scatter from winter […]

Taber Pheasant Festival 2014

 Festival Overview The festival is a joint effort between Alberta Conservation Association, Alberta Hunter Education Instructors’ Association, local Alberta Fish and Game Association clubs, MD of Taber, Town of Taber, Taber Heritage Inn, Pheasants Forever Calgary, Upland Birds Alberta, Taber and District Chamber of Commerce, as well as many local businesses and individuals. Please come out and support […]

Youth/Novice Shoot

The 13th Annual Youth/Novice Shoot  sponsored by Pheasants Forever Calgary and the Alberta Hunter Education Instructors Association was a great success.  Thank you to all staff, volunteers and especially the participants who made it such a wonderful day. Special thanks go to Darryl Fisher, Three Point Technologies Partnership, for offering the use of the company’s […]

The Facts About Pheasant Stocking

Pheasant Ecology: Pheasant Stocking Pheasant Stocking: An ineffective management tool In the past 50 years, conflicting views have fueled debate over the effectiveness of stocking pen-reared pheasants to increase wild ring-necked pheasant populations. Most often, sportsmen have been on one side of this debate, wildlife biologists the other. This frustrates professional wildlife managers because stocking […]

ATB Financial / Pheasants Forever Mastercard

Banking on Conservation On April 23, 2014 Pheasants Forever, in partnership with ATB Financial, officially launched the Pheasants Forever MasterCard that will help enhance and conserve important habitat in Southern Alberta. With the increased pressure on our land for oil and gas and agriculture purposes, Alberta’s natural grass land habitat has been under enormous stress […]