Learn more about RGS habitat programs, projects and policy.


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


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Project Upland Film Series
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Report American woodcock migration activity you observed.
View this cutting-edge satellite research on GoogleEarth® provided by USFWS project cooperators including RGS and AWS.

2017 Grouse Camp Tour


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Spring 2018 RGS Magazine CoverRuffed Grouse

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RGS & AWS Annual Report 2016
Read or download the RGS and AWS Annual Report 2016.

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This multi-video production celebrates the experiences and stories we treasure in the grouse woods!


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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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