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Thursday September 01

Migration Maps - Apr 2016

The Ruffed Grouse Society was pleased to provide the American woodcock migration mapping feature on our website for 2015-16...

Friday September 02

RGS National News September 2, 2016

RGS e-News - National News update for September 2, 2016...

Wednesday September 07

American Woodcock Activity Sought

RGS Press Release -- American Woodcock Society and Ruffed Grouse Society are asking hunters, bird watchers and outdoorsmen/women to participate in the National American Woodcock Migration Mapping System, an online tool to track the fall through spring migrations of the American woodcock...

Project Coverts works for wildlife

RGS News -- There are many reasons why landowners attend Project Coverts workshops every August. They’re also why 100 habitat junkies who already attended early Coverts sessions returned for a Project Coverts reunion for three days in August...

Opinion: Role of wild bird societies

RGS in the News -- Nancy Anisfield, commenting on John Buck's Aug. 14 "Opinion: Migratory Bird Treaty at 100" on Burlington Free Press indicated he failed to note that 'much of the success in species comeback and population health is due to' the Ruffed Grouse Society and other non-profit conservation organizations...

Friday September 09

RGS & AWS 2016 Ruffed Grouse & American Woodcock Fall Forecasts

RGS News - This ruffed grouse and American woodcock hunting season forecast has been compiled by the Ruffed Grouse Society and American Woodcock Society biologists...

Michigan DNR partners with grantees for important habitat improvements on state-managed land

MI DNR PRESS RELEASE - When the Michigan Department of Natural Resources sought approval for a hunting license fee increase a couple years back, it promised hunters they’d get “more bang for the buck” from the additional funding. The DNR is following through by offering grants to conservation groups...

Tuesday September 13

Learn about grouse hunting spots with DNR online tools

RGS in the News - Beyond a grouse hunter’s gear checklist — blaze-orange hat or vest, shotgun, pair of boots, small-game license — those with internet access who want to give grouse hunting a try have online tools available that can help make hunting plans a reality...

RGS National News September 13, 2016

RGS e-News - National News update for September 13, 2016...

Wednesday September 14

The Hunting Dog Podcast: The Future of Grouse!!

RGS in the News - The Hunting Dog Podcast #8 from August 10, 2016 features host Ron Boehm and Eric Ellis discuss The Future of Grouse!! in Indiana, Ohio and Michigan...

How To Find More Grouse And Woodcock This Fall

RGS in the News - Ted Dick and Meadow Kouffeld-Hansen can tell you how to shoot more grouse and woodcock this fall...

Northwoods Adventure: Grouse Hunting

RGS in the News - A TV news segment, utilizing some of RGS' 2015 Grouse Camp Tour footage, on Minnesota's grouse season opening...

Friday September 16

VIEW - Belated Timber Harvest Great But Not Enough

RGS in the News - The U.S. Forest Service announced recently that the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest is expected to exceed its 2016 timber sale goal of selling at least 100 million board feet of timber in this fiscal year, the first time since 2001...

Tuesday September 20

Federal Premium Sponsors Ruffed Grouse Society New Hunter Mentor Program

PRESS RELEASE - Federal Premium recently became the official ammunition sponsor of the Ruffed Grouse Society New Hunter Mentor Program...

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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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