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This page is your portal to gain full access to the members-only content
of the website, RGS Forums and Photo Gallery.

You do NOT need to Register to Join or Renew but simply click the JOIN & RENEW link above.


Please, do NOT try to LOGIN with a User Name and Password from our website prior to August 2009, without Registering and Linking your Forum Registration and Membership.

ALL RGS members who want to Login to this website,

PLEASE open the following link and follow the instructions:


Registration (Part 1) is similar to other web forums or bulletin boards. You will need your member number for the Linking in Part 2.


If you need clarification of the above link instructions via detailed screen by screen help, please open one of the Procedures below. NOTE: the recent forum upgrade changed the names and locations of some items and new Procedure files are being developed. Look in the upper right of the Forums for the Register button.

Registration Procedure or Linking Procedure

or combined Registration & Linking Procedures


Visitors wishing to post only within the Public Forums, need only Register.


If you experience issues, please read the FAQs for quick answers to many common questions/problems, especially FAQs  13 (login issues) and 14 (renewal login).

Revised 08/08/2014

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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