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These recently-hatched pheasant chicks were produced in winter wheat in central South Dakota. (SDSU photo)

Nesting habitat seen as key in pheasant numbers

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By South Dakota State University

BROOKINGS — With record low pheasant numbers, hunters are looking at a tough season, but South Dakota State University wildlife researchers predict the birds can rebound, with proper management.

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