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Thursday October 09

The Ruffed Grouse Society Holds 33rd Annual National Grouse and Woodcock Hunt in Grand Rapids, Minnesota

It’s finally October, and for many of us, that means grouse and woodcock hunting is in full swing. To celebrate the season, the Ruffed Grouse Society (RGS) is holding the 33rd annual National Grouse and Woodcock Hunt (NGWH) in Grand Rapids, Minnesota on October 7 through October 10, 2014. Since 1982, the NGWH has delivered a forum to promote the organization’s wildlife conservation activities, to provide an opportunity to study grouse and woodcock ecology and to celebrate the sporting traditions inherent in grouse and woodcock hunting.

Monday October 13

Ruffed Grouse Society Reports National Grouse and Woodcock Hunt Results

The National Grouse and Woodcock Hunt is an unparalleled opportunity to study the population ecology of ruffed grouse and American woodcock. Coraopolis, PA - The Ruffed Grouse Society’s National Ruffed Grouse and Woodcock Hunt (NGWH) is conducted during the second week in October each year in and around Grand Rapids, Minnesota. This world-class event is sponsored and coordinated by the Grand Rapids Chapter of the Ruffed Grouse Society whose volunteers contribute literally thousands of hours of their time to make the NGWH happen.

Tuesday October 14

Zimmer Presents Ecology and Management of Ruffed Grouse and American Woodcock

RGS News -- Gary Zimmer, Ruffed Grouse Society Sally B. Searle Coordinating Wildlife Biologist, will present the “Ecology and Management of Ruffed Grouse and American Woodcock” at the Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center...

Thursday October 16

Migration Maps - Sep 2014

RGS News -- RGS' American Woodcock Migration Mapping system Activity Reports for September 2014...

Monday October 20

Wildlife Alert - Nantahala Pisgah USFS Meetings

The notice below was created by the Fish and Wildlife Conservation Council in western North Carolina. RGS Regional Wildlife Biologist Linda Ordiway Ph.D.

Thursday October 30

Video Contest 2014-15

RGS News -- The hunt is on, and RGS is launching the RGS 2014-2015 Video Contest - an opportunity for members...

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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