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Useful Links

Corporate Sponsors

Boyt
Browning
Chesapeake Energy
CONSOL Energy
Federal Cartridge - Premium Ammunition
L.L. Bean
Louisiana-Pacific
MeadWestvaco
Orvis
Purina
Range Resources
Remington
SportDOG
Stihl U.S.A.


Under Broken Wings, RGS Chapters and RGS Canada

Under Broken Wings:
Give a child with a disability the chance to grouse hunt!

Andy Ammann Chapter (Lansing, MI area)
Charles E. Bechtel Chapter (Reading, PA area)
Covered Bridge Chapter (Washington, PA area)
Delaware Valley Chapter (Media, PA area)
Gilbert R. Symons Chapter (Cincinnati, OH area)
Le Grand Traverse Chapter (Traverse City, MI area)
Maine Chapter
New Jersey Chapters
Smoky Mountain Chapter (Franklin, TN area)
South Central Alaska Chapter (Anchorage, AK area)
Twin Cities MN Chapter

Ruffed Grouse Society of Canada


State Coverts Sites

Connecticut
Indiana
Maryland
Massachusetts
New Hampshire
New York
Pennsylvania
Vermont Coverts, Inc.
West Virginia
Wisconsin


Website Photographs

Photos on this website are copyrighted by the Ruffed Grouse Society and/or the respective photographer. No pictures may be reproduced without the express written permission of the copyright owner.

Many of the photos are provided by the following photographers whom RGS thanks for their outstanding contributions to the beauty of this website.

Rick Baetsen Wildlife and Nature Photography

   Timothy C. Flanigan, Nature Exposure Tim received honorable mention for his photo "Game Bird King" (an alert grouse) in the color fauna division of the 2007 Outdoor Writer's Association of America Photo Contest


Guns

AYA Fine Guns
Beretta USA
Americas GunShows.com
Browning
Caesar Guerini
Doublegun.com
DoubleShotguns.com
Griffin & Howe
Gunshop.com
Hallowell & Company Fine Sporting Guns
Ithaca Gun Company
Kimber
Parker Gun Collectors Assn.
SKB Shotguns
Smith & Wesson
Winchester Ammunition

Conservation Organizations

Ducks Unlimited
National Wild Turkey Federation
North American Grouse Partnership
Pheasants Forever
Quail Unlimited
Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation
Trout Unlimited
Whitetails Unlimited


Dogs

American Kennel Club
Apex Dog Supply
Bird Dog News
Country Critters Dog Supplies
dogBAR-USA -- Designer dog bowls
fielddog.com
German Shorthaired Pointer Page
Gun Dog Life
Havahart Dog Fences
Hunting Retriever Club
Invisible Fence
Kolpin
Lion Country Supply
Lovett’s Electronics
North American Hunting Retriever Association
North American Versatile Hunting Dog Association
PetFrenzy
Pheasant Hill Setters
Pointing Dog Journal
Radio Fence
Spaniels in the Field & Flushing Retrievers Foundation (Previously Spaniels in the Field magazine)
Sporting Dog Portraits
The Bird Dog Foundation, Inc.
Timberdoodle Kennels
United Kennel Club
Versatile Dogs
William Harnden Foster Award -- Awarded Annually to the Top Dog In Grouse and Woodcock Trials


Habitat/Environment

National Forest Legal News Blog
American Forest Foundation
My Land Plan - landowners may map their land - American Forest Foundation
Balancing Ecology and Economics: A Start-up Guide for Forest Owner Cooperation
Boise Cascade
Cold Stream Farm
Digital Grove Mapping
Evergreen Foundation and Magazine
Forest Landowners
Forest Stewardship
Forestry Index.net
Forests-Forever.com (Fuji Film)
How to Prevent Timber Theft (NY DEC)
Master Wildlifer - Wildlife on Private Lands
MeadWestvaco Wildlife and Ecosystem Research Forest
National Association of State Foresters
NRCS - Web Soil Survey
NED - Northeast Decision Model for Non-industrial Forest Landowners
New England Forestry Foundation
NH Outdoors
NY Dept. of Environmental Conservation
Sawmill & Woodlot Mgmt.
Southern Center for Wildland-Urban Interface Research and Information
Southern Regional Extension Forestry
Sportsmen’s Land Trust
The Forest Landowners Guide to Internet Resources
Urban Forests Ecosystem Institute
USDA Forest Service Cooperative Forestry
USDA Forest Service Valuing Ecosystem Services
USDA Forest Service, Southern Research Station
USFS -- Diameter Limit Cutting (This BAD practice described on page 40)
USFS Northeastern Area Resources for Landowners
Wisconsin Bird Conservation Initiative
WI DNR - type “MFL open land” (WI Managed Forest Law)
Woodland Options for Landowners (TN & NC especially)
YoungForest.org


Ruffed Grouse

AK Dept Fish & Game Grouse Page
Canadian Wildlife Service Hinterland Who’s Who
MN DNR Nature Snapshots - Ruffed Grouse
MN DNR, Young Naturalists - All About Grouse, Chickens That Wear Snowshoes
MO Field Guide - Birds - Ruffed Grouse
USFS National Ruffed Grouse page
New England Nature Ruffed Grouse page
NY Ruffed Grouse Hunting
NY DEC Cooperator Ruffed Grouse Hunting Log and Annual Results


American Woodcock

Woodcock Conservation Plan at www.timberdoodle.org

10th Woodcock Symposium
A Landowner’s Guide to Woodcock Habitat Management in the Northeast -- US FWS
American Woodcock; Population Status -- US FWS Annual Reports
American Woodcock Singing-ground Surveys in the Western Great Lakes Region: Assessment of Trends in Woodcock Counts, Forest Cover Types along Survey Routes, and Landscape Cover Type Composition (See pages 33-34)
Survival, Habitat Use and Fall Movements of American Woodcock in the Western Great Lakes Region
Birds of Nova Scotia
Marj’s Woodcock Page - Massachusetts
MN DNR Nature Snapshots - American Woodcock
MO Field Guide - Birds - American Woodcock
MO Conservationist Online - "Telling On Timberdoodles" (p. 24...)
Nature of New England - Amer. Woodcock
http://www.pwrc.usgs.gov/ Patuxent Wildlife Research Center Search for Woodcock
Timberdoodle.org The Woodcock Management Plan
Univ. MI Species accounts - American Woodcock
USGS Upper Midwest Environmental Sciences Center


Pen-raising Ruffed Grouse

American Pheasant & Waterfowl Society
Game Bird (and Conservationist’s) Gazette
Northwest Wildfowl Farm, Everett, WA (Paul Dye)
World Pheasant Association


Other Sites

Choice Hotels International
Argentina’s Best Hunts
Barbour
Bass Pro Shops
Boise
Briar Rabbit Shooting Sports
Buy Pepper Spray for Bears
Cabela’s
Choice Accessories
Classic Upland Supply Co.
Collector’s Covey and RGS Stamp Prints
Danner
Duluth Pack
Embroidery Art
Farmers and Hunters Feeding the Hungry
Filson
Game and Fish Magazine
GoogleEarth
GrouseHunter.net
Hunt for the Hungry - WI
Hunters Sharing the Harvest -PA
HuntingTripsRUs.com
King and Bartlett Fish and Game Club
Knife Country USA
Knotsmith Custom Braided Lanyards
Lion Country Supply
Maggie's Farm
Michael Furtman Natural Words and Photography
Michigan Outdoorsman
   Timothy C. Flanigan, Nature Exposure
NewPage
Outdoor Canada magazine
Outdoor~Links.com
Outdoors Unlimited
Park Falls, WI -- Grouse Capital of the World
Pella Products -- Bird’n Lite Upland Gear
The People's Forester
Polaris
Responsive Management
Rush River Outfitters
Russell Moccasin
Sam Houston Duck Company (RGS Stamp/Print Stamps)
Sage Creek Outfitters
Serious Bird Hunting! -- Serious Grouse Hunting: Book 1; Ruffed Grouse, Of Course supports RGS
Shooting-Hunting.com
Shotgun Sports Magazine
Smoky Mountain Knife Works
Steiner
The Hunter’s Guide.com
The Hunting Network
The Sportsman’s Cabinet
The Upland Almanac
Timber Creek Sportsman Shop
U Score’M
Ugly Dog Hunting Company
Ultimate Hunts
Ugly Dog Hunting Company
Upland Journal Online Magazine
Uplanders Warehouse You Can Designate 2% of Purchases Be Donated to RGS
USOutdoor.com
Venison Donation Coalition - NY
Wolf’s Designs
Woolrich
World Hunting Discounts
World Wide Rendezvous


Taxes

Forest Taxation
National Timber Tax Website


Protecting Guns & Hunting

Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation & Jeff King's Grouse Quest Updates
National Rifle Association
National Shooting Sports Foundation
NSSF Bullet Points
Safari Club International
Second Amendment Foundation
STEP OUTSIDE
U.S. Sportsmen's Alliance

Rev. 02/18/2014