The Ruffed Grouse Society Magazine Wins Two Coveted APEX Awards


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Following on the heels of the 2011 APEX award for the 50th Anniversary Publication, RGS has won two 2012 APEX awards for Ruffed Grouse Society magazine - Magazine/Journal Design and Layout, and for Editor Anna Stubna's, Editor’s Log!

Given by the APEX Twenty-Fourth Annual Awards for Publication Excellence, here are the announcements.


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Coraopolis PA 15108


For Immediate Release
July 3, 2012

The Ruffed Grouse Society Magazine Wins Two Coveted APEX Awards.

Coraopolis, PA – The Ruffed Grouse Society magazine has been awarded two APEX Awards of Excellence in the "Regular Departments & Columns" and the "Magazine & Journal Design & Layout" categories. The winning column, Editor's Log, is written by the magazine's editor, Anna Stubna, and the design and layout of the magazine is created by Brittney LaCoste of Campbell LaCoste, Inc. in Black Earth, Wisconsin. Over 600 national and regional magazines and journals competed in this year's APEX 2012 awards.

"It's very exciting for our small, highly focused hunting and conservation magazine to be recognized in such a prestigious awards competition," remarked Anna Stubna, the Ruffed Grouse Society magazine's editor. "I'd like to thank all of our loyal members and contributors whose support makes the Ruffed Grouse Society magazine possible."

The APEX Awards for Publication Excellence is an international competition open to writers, editors, publications staff, and business and nonprofit communicators. Sponsored by Communications Concepts, Inc., a leading publisher of business communication reports, the APEX Awards have recognized excellence in graphic design, editorial content and overall communications effectiveness for the past 24 years.

About the Ruffed Grouse Society:

Established in 1961, the Ruffed Grouse Society is a leading international wildlife conservation organization dedicated to promoting habitats suitable for ruffed grouse, American woodcock and related wildlife as part of an overall effort to sustain our sport hunting tradition and outdoor heritage. Information about the Ruffed Grouse Society, it's mission, projects, membership and magazine can be found at:


Anna Stubna
(412) 262-4044

Brittney LaCoste
(608) 767-3210

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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