Learn more about RGS habitat programs, projects and policy.


See grouse and woodcock facts and the woodcock migration map.


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


RGS Spotlight
RGS and AWS Member-Get-A-Member Campaign
It's time for everyone to do their part!

Help us increase support for habitat and hunting by recruiting fellow grouse and woodcock hunters to be members. If you participate, you will create habitat and receive a $20 Orvis gift card!
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Ruffed Grouse Society Pennsylvania Upland Bird Hunt 2014
Credit: James Boburka.


American Woodcock Society
Become a Charter Member
If you join the American Woodcock Society before February 15, 2015, you become part of a special group of AWS members who joined during its inaugural year.
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RGS and AWS regional wildlife biologists have compiled the 2014 Hunting Season Forecast, a state-by-state report on grouse and woodcock populations to help your preparation for the upcoming hunting season.
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RGS Winter 2014 is out now!

Visit our companion site now.

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Listen to interviews on habitat and hunting topics with RGS staff and other professionals.


Read regular updated information on habitat, hunting and membership on the following blogs:


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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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