Illinois Department of Natural Resources
April 2021
April 14, 2021

Wild Turkey—Improving Habitat for the Wild Turkey and Current Research Activities

By Kathy Andrews Wright

Film date:

February 10, 2021


Luke Garver from the Illinois Department of Natural Resources

Produced by:

Laura Kammin

Kathy Andrews Wright

Edited by:

Sarah Marjanovic

Questions received in advance of the conversation are listed below, with the time noted should you desire to fast-forward to a topic of interest.

00:25 Luke Garver introduction.

02:01 Habitat requirement for the wild turkey and how landowners can enhance their property.

08:31 Current research activities in Illinois on the wild turkey. 

14:26 Give turkey hunting a shot and sources of information:

         Hunt Illinois

         Illinois Recreational Access Program

         Illinois Learn to Hunt

         National Wild Turkey Federation

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Kathy Andrews Wright is retired from the Illinois Department of Natural Resources where she was editor of Outdoor Illinois magazine. She is currently the editor of Outdoor Illinois Wildlife Journal and Illinois Audubon magazine.