Archived News

« October 2016 »
Monday October 03

RGS National News October 3, 2016

RGS e-News - National News update for October 3, 2016...

Migration Maps - Historical

RGS News -- Historical maps page with links to seasonal, monthly and daily American woodcock migration maps. - Redesigned.

Tuesday October 04

Migration Maps - Sep 2016

RGS News -- RGS' American Woodcock Migration Mapping System Activity Reports for September 2016...

Wednesday October 05

Wlodek Selected as New Wisconsin Young Forest Partnership Coordinator

Press Release - Healthy forests provide Wisconsin citizens a robust timber industry, vibrant and diverse populations of both game and nongame wildlife, scenic beauty, and ample opportunities for outdoor recreation...


RGS News - RGS/AWS, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, and the Natural Resources Conservation Service position to increase forest diversity and enhance habitat for forest wildlife by working with landowners in Wisconsin...

Friday October 07

Worldwide Trophy Adventures Becomes Ruffed Grouse Society Corporate Sponsor

RGS PRESS RELEASE - Worldwide Trophy Adventures, preferred partner of Cabela’s, recently became a Strutter level corporate sponsor of the Ruffed Grouse Society...

Monday October 17

Ruffed Grouse Society Reports 35th Anniversary National Grouse and Woodcock Hunt Results

RGS PRESS RELEASE - RGS held its 35th annual National Grouse and Woodcock Hunt on October 13 and 14, 2016 in and around Grand Rapids, Minnesota with harvest results, obtained by RGS wildlife biologists, showing increases in ruffed grouse and American woodcock harvest compared to 2015...

Tuesday October 18

2016 Wildlife Habitat Grant recipients announced

RGS in the News - The Michigan Department of Natural Resources today announced the recipients of the 2016 Wildlife Habitat Grants. A total of $933,892 was awarded to various conservation organizations (including RGS)...

Mentored grouse hunts accelerate learning curve for new hunters

RGS in the News - RGS Director of Member Relations and Outreach Mark Fouts leads youth hunter Connor Pennings on a grouse and woodcock hunt...

Wednesday October 26

Mosinee Grade GEMS trail open

RGS in the News - With ruffed grouse season improving with the falling leaves, both hunters and hikers have a new opportunity to enjoy autumn. The Mosinee Grouse Enhanced Management System is open to the public for hunting, hiking and wildlife viewing...

National grouse gathering puts hunters in prime habitat

RGS in the News - Roy Smith and Tyler Mills don’t typically do their grouse hunting out of a Mustang convertible...

Thursday October 27

RGS National News Oct 27, 2016

RGS e-News - National News update for October 27, 2016...

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.

Join & Renew

Sign Up

Corporate Sponsors