RGS Regional Wildlife Biologists


RGS regional wildlife biologists are responsible for implementing on-the-ground public land forest management projects and landowner and land manager education. Each biologist provides periodic newsletters and Forest Action Network (FAN) updates. Contact them about forest wildlife management in your region.

 

Brent Rudolph
Brent A. Rudolph, PhD
Director of Conservation Policy
Washington D.C.

Phone: 517-980-4570 
 
BrentR@ruffedgrousesociety.org
324 W. Elm Street
Mason, MI 48854
Newsletters and FANs
 
 

 

Linda Ordiway
Linda D. Ordiway, PhD

Regional Wildlife Biologist
Mid-Atlantic & Southern Appalachian

Phone: 412-720-6034
72 Gilbert Ln
Bradford PA 16701

 

 

Heather Shaw
Heather Shaw
Regional Wildlife Biologist
Indiana, LP Michigan, Ohio


Phone: 989-330-0034

4033 Elizabeth St
Rosebush, MI 48878  

 

 

Andy Weik
Andrew P. Weik

Regional Wildlife Biologist
New England, NY & LA
Phone: 607-793-4832
AndyW@ruffedgrousesociety.org 
455 Bone Plain
Rd
Freeville NY  13068

 

Ted Dick

Ted Dick
MN DNR Forest Gamebird Coordinator*
Minnesota
Phone: 218-328-8869
1201 E Highway 2
Grand Rapids MN  55744
Newsletters
 

*The Forest Gamebird Coordinator is a
Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
position that is partially funded
through a partnership with
the Ruffed Grouse Society.

 

POSITION OPEN
POSITION OPEN
Regional Wildlife Biologist

Minnesota and UP Michigan)
Phone: ___-___-____ - Bus.
Phone: ___-___-____ - Cell

@ruffedgrousesociety.org
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Regional Facebook page

 

POSITION OPEN
POSITION OPEN
Regional Wildlife Biologist
Wisconsin, Illinois, and Iowa

Phone: ___-___-____ - Bus.
Phone: ___-___-____ - Cell
@ruffedgrousesociety.org
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Jared Elm
Jared Elm
Forest Habitat Specialist* 

Northwest Wisconsin

Phone: 715-532-3786 (ext.-111)
 
*The Forest Habitat Specialist is an RGS/AWS position supported
in partnership with the USDA-Natural Resources Conservation
Service and the Wisconsin DNR.

 

Dan Hoff
Dan Hoff
Forest Habitat Specialist* 

Northeast Wisconsin

Phone: 920-829-5406 (ext.-126)
 
*The Forest Habitat Specialist is an RGS/AWS position supported
in partnership with the USDA-Natural Resources Conservation
Service and the Wisconsin DNR.

 

 

 

 

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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