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Tuesday September 01

Migration Maps - Apr 2015

RGS News -- RGS' American Woodcock Migration Mapping System Activity Reports for April 2015...

Wednesday September 02

American Woodcock Activity Sought

PRESS RELEASE - AWS and RGS are asking hunters, bird watchers and outdoorsmen/women to participate in the National American Woodcock Migration Mapping System, an online tool to track the migrations of the American woodcock...

Thursday September 03

Driftless Region Healthy Forests Workshop

RGS News - A landowner workshop is being offered on Saturday, September 26 in Crawford County, Wisconsin to explore some of the reasons behind the decline of ruffed grouse and other wildlife species in the Driftless Region...

Voice Your Support for our Hunting Heritage

RGS News - RGS and other wildlife conservation organizations across America are notifying our members of the opportunity to speak out in support of our hunting heritage...

Monday September 07

RGS National News Sept 5, 2015

RGS e-News - National News update for September 5, 2015...

Wednesday September 09

RGS National News Sept 5, 2015

RGS e-News - National News update for September 5, 2015...

Good nesting season may mean more grouse this fall

RGS in the News - Grouse hunters in both Minnesota and Wisconsin should see seasons similar to last year’s, if not a bit better, according to grouse experts in both states, including RGS' regional director Nick Larson and MN forest game bird coordinator Ted Dick...

Wednesday September 16

Ruffed grouse fever: A new season opens Saturday

RGS in the News - Hunters are optimists, and Ted Dick fits the mold. Dick, an ardent ruffed grouse hunter and forest game bird coordinator for the Department of Natural Resources, expects a successful fall for Minnesota’s ruffie season, which opens Saturday...

Friday September 18

2015 Hunting Season Forecast

RGS News -- Ruffed grouse and American woodcock hunting season forecasts for 2015-16 are presented for the United States and eastern Canadian Provinces...

Saturday September 19

Grouse season has begun

RGS in the News - "...'Here in Minnesota we have some of the best grouse hunting opportunities in the nation,' said Ted Dick..."

Monday September 21

Grouse opener a woodcock bonanza

RGS in the News - ITASCA COUNTY -- It was hard to shoot ruffed grouse Saturday. The woodcocks kept getting in the way...

Sunday September 27

Grouse Report: DNR Hunter Walking trails

RGS in the News - The Minnesota DNR has partnered with Vermilion Community College and the Ruffed Grouse Society to groom trails that are too extreme for the mowing equipment...

Wednesday September 30

Young Forests Take "Initiative"

RGS in the News - Valentine’s Day in 2008 was a watershed moment. My wife Veronica and I pulled the trigger and purchased a parcel of land plumb in the middle of northern Wisconsin grouse country. Our modest goals at the time included some bird hunting...

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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