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Tuesday March 01

American Woodcock Society and Ruffed Grouse Society Seek Reports for Woodcock Migration Mapping System

RGS PRESS RELEASE - AWS and RGS are asking hunters training dogs this spring, bird watchers and outdoorsmen/women to participate in the National American Woodcock Migration Mapping System...

Tuesday March 08

Ruffed Grouse Society Provides Forestry Mulching Equipment To West Virginia DNR As Part Of Cooperative Agreement

RGS PRESS RELEASE - As a result of successful early successional habitat (ESH) enhancement performed through a collaborative partnership between the WVDNR, WVDOF and the Monongahela National Forest, RGS has most graciously provided a forestry mulching machine to assist in this ongoing work...

Wednesday March 09

RGS National News Mar 8, 2016

RGS e-News - National News update for March 8, 2016...

Ruffed Grouse Society Hosts Annual Minnesota Gathering of Grouse Hunters

RGS PRESS RELEASE - RGS and AWS hosted the 2016 Minnesota State Workshop in Duluth, Minnesota. The event was attended by over 40 passionate grouse and woodcock hunters, conservationists and general supporters of the RGS and AWS mission...

Migration Maps - Feb 2016

RGS News -- RGS' American Woodcock Migration Mapping System Activity Reports for February 2016...

Monday March 14

Wildlife thrives in young forests that grow up after cutting

RGS in the News - Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. A common misconception is that doing nothing with a given tract of land perpetuates a status-quo forest — where no management equals no change. Right? Wrong. ...

Tuesday March 15

Minnesota Deer Hunters Association and The Ruffed Grouse Society Forge New Forest Habitat Partnership

MDHA - RGS Press Release - MDHA and RGS announced today that they have formed a new partnership that will combine the resources of both organizations to protect forest habitat...

Thursday March 24

Gary Zimmer Receives Conservation Award

News Release - Wisconsin Chapter of The Wildlife Society has named Gary Zimmer, formerly of Laona, Wisconsin, as recipient of the 2015...

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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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