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Managing Forests for Birds
Credit: Ohio Bird Conservation

     5-part video series designed to give landowners the information
they need to manage their own forests for wildlife.
RGS suggests watching, especially Parts 1, 2, and 5, in HD full-screen.


Disturbed Forest
Credit: Dangerous Cow Publishing

     Learn some truth about scientific forest management and the benefits of a diverse forest to meet the basic food and shelter needs of wildlife. Join today to help make a difference for forest wildlife- www.ruffedgrousesociety.org/join.


Lake Of The Woods: Cast-And-Blast Destination Vacation
Credit: ScoutLook

     Where can you find the best walleye fishing and grouse hunting in the world? Look no further than northern Minnesota and Lake of the Woods. ScoutLook Editor Josh Dahlke and friends visited this unique region for a cast-and-blast vacation. Here's a look at their experience, including a great day on the water with a fishing guide from Border View Lodge.


Wisconsin Young Forest Partnership: From Seeds to Sky
Credit: Wisconsin DNRTV

     This full length video describes The Wisconsin Young Forest Partnership. Learn how landowners worked with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources to provide wildlife habitat and regenerate their forest lands by opening the forest canopy to naturally occurring plant species.
For more information visit http://www.dnr.wi.gov/ or http://youngforest.org/wisconsin/wisconsin-young-forest-partnership.


Fitness Afield - Ruffed Grouse Society
Credit: Ruffed Grouse Society

     Ruffed Grouse Society and American Woodcock Society Regional Wildlife Biologists Andy Weik and Eric Ellis show tips on keeping you and your bird dogs in shape through gear discussion and demonstrations of running and bikejoring with your dog. It is never a bad time to prepare for the hunting season!


Ruffed Grouse Society - Aging and Sexing American Woodcock
Credit: Ruffed Grouse Society

     American Woodcock Society Regional Wildlife Biologist Andrew Weik shows how to age and sex American woodcock - the video also features the AWS publication "A Woodcock in the Hand" a field guide to the ecology of the American woodcock along with a card to aid those with aging and sexing woodcock afield.


Ruffed Grouse Society - Determining Age and Sex of Ruffed Grouse
Credit: Ruffed Grouse Society

     The basics of determining the age and sex of ruffed grouse presented by RGS regional wildlife biologist Andrew Weik. The video also features the RGS publication "A Grouse in the Hand", available in the RGS-Mart, that shows information on the ecology of the ruffed grouse and includes a handy field card to help age and sex birds afield.


Ruffed Grouse Society Pennsylvania Upland Bird Hunt 2014
Credit: James Boburka


What are Healthy Forests - the Role of an RGS Biologist Linda Ordiway, Ph.D.
Credit: Ruffed Grouse Society


Why Become a Member of the Ruffed Grouse Society?
Bruce Wojcik - Supervising Regional Director

Credit: Ruffed Grouse Society


Preserving The Future of Grouse, Woodcock and Hunting -
Ruffed Grouse Society

Credit: Ruffed Grouse Society


Ruffed Grouse Society - A Day Afield - HD
Credit: Ruffed Grouse Society



Mission Statement

Established in 1961, the Ruffed Grouse Society is North America's foremost conservation organization dedicated to preserving our sporting traditions by creating healthy forest habitat for ruffed grouse, American woodcock and other wildlife. RGS works with landowners and government agencies to develop critical habitat utilizing scientific management practices.

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