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Learn more about grouse and woodcock hunting and see hunting season forecasts.


View this cutting-edge satellite research on GoogleEarth(r) provided by USFWS project cooperators including RGS and AWS.
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RGS and AWS Wildlife Biologists Andy Weik and Eric Ellis show tips on keeping you and your bird dogs in shape through gear discussion and demonstrations of running and bikejoring with your dog. Prepare now for the hunting season!


RGS Press ReleaseRuffed Grouse Society Speaks Out for Forest Wildlife in Congress


LISTEN NOW!Dan DesseckerInterview From The Bass Pro Shop Outdoor Show


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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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