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Wednesday May 06

Conservationists work together to improve wildlife habitat across northern Michigan

RGS in the News - Volunteers took to the MI woods to lend a hand in managing wildlife...

Thursday May 07

RGS National News May 7, 2015

RGS e-News - National News update for May 7, 2015...

Refreshing a Habitat Management Area and a Woodcock Trail

RGS on the Web - one of the Young Forest Project's strongest habitat-creation efforts because of the breadth of the partnerships involved, the scientific foundation, and the potential for use in education, research, and recreation by many different types of people.

Friday May 08

Ruffed Grouse Society Petitions U.S. Forest Service to Sustain Young Forest Habitat

PRESS RELEASE - RGS has filed a Petition for Rulemaking with the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the U.S. Forest Service due to the agency’s consistent failure to provide the young forest habitats required by...

Wednesday May 13

Zimmer Interview with Dan Small Outdoors

RGS News -- RGS Coordinating Biologist Gary Zimmer, is interviewed by Dan Small on Outdoors Radio...

Thursday May 14

Wildlife Leadership Academy Accepts Nominations for Youth Conservation Ambassadors Through May 31

RGS News - Wildlife Leadership Academy Accepts Nominations for Youth Conservation Ambassadors Through May 31, 2015...

Eichinger Interview on Dan Small Outdoors re: USFS Petition for Rulemaking

RGS News - RGS President & CEO, John Eichinger, is interviewed by Dan Small on Outdoors Radio...

Friday May 15

RGS Requests Applications for Digital Media Marketing Specialist

RGS News - RGS has an opening for a digital media marketing specialist who will develop and implement digital communications and marketing-related strategies...

Coordinating Biologist Gary Zimmer Retires From The Ruffed Grouse Society

RGS News - RGS announces the retirement of Coordinating Biologist Gary Zimmer...

Monday May 18

Woodcock Management Area to be Dedicated in Pennsylvania

PRESS RELEASE - RGS will be dedicating the Bill Goudy Woodcock Management Area in memory of William H. “Bill” Goudy on SGL 82 near Meyersdale, Pennsylvania...

Migration Maps - Mar 2015

RGS News -- RGS' American Woodcock Migration Mapping System Activity Reports for March 2015...

Tuesday May 19

Ruffed Grouse Society Regional Wildlife Biologist Position Announcement

RGS News - RGS is hiring a regional wildlife biologist to fill area of retiring Gary Zimmer...

Friday May 22

RGS President & CEO John Eichinger Discusses Bipartisan Sportsmen's Act at Senate Roundtable

RGS News - Senate Democrats hosted a meeting with conservationists and sportsmen and women from across the country. The conversation focused on promoting healthy forests, wildlife habitats, and clean waters that support hunting, fishing, and bird watching...

Tuesday May 26

Kids, sportsmen help DNR improve Drummond Island grouse habitat

RGS in the News - A recent tree- and shrub-planting day at the state Grouse Enhanced Management Site (GEMS) brought together groups with varying purposes...

Wednesday May 27

President's Message-Pressing the Issue

RGS News - RGS has filed a Petition for Rulemaking, a legal challenge, to compel the U.S. Forest Service to follow the law in regards to forest management.

Thursday May 28

Workshop - Young Forest Management for Birds

RGS News - RGS announces a habitat workshop for consulting foresters/wildlife managers and landowners in Acworth, NH...

Hunters Petition Forest Service to Expand Logging, Improve Habitat

RGS in the News - RGS' Petition for Rulemaking picked up by Greenwire...

Ruffed Grouse Society donates $45,755 to support habitat and trail projects in Wisconsin

RGS in the News - WI DNR News Release - Eleven habitat and trail projects will be conducted across Wisconsin thanks to a $45,755 from RGS that the state Natural Resources Board accepted at its meeting today in Madison.

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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