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Friday December 02

MN Woodcock and Grouse Get Important Habitat Boost

RGS in the News - The Ruffed Grouse Society/American Woodcock Society recently received a $230,000 grant through the MN CPL...

Monday December 12

Local group keeping track of ruffed grouse

RGS in the News - Turkeys cannot hide when Thanksgiving tables, stoves and appetites come calling. Yet a bird of another feather, the ruffed grouse, could fly by today and most any other day not being noticed. That's in part because of their dwindling numbers...

How five autumn insiders are getting out and about

RGS in the News - Meadow Kouffeld, Day job: Regional biologist for the Ruffed Grouse Society and American Woodcock Society - The birds are the No. 1 reason that grouse and woodcock hunting is my greatest passion...

Thursday December 15

Timbering in OH State Forests Vital to Wildlife

RGS in the News - Regarding “It’s time to stop logging in state’s forests” (Nov. 21): I consider myself an avid environmental activist in additional to being an enthusiastic bird watcher and hunter. Logging Ohio’s state forests is vital for wildlife...

Friday December 16

Migration Maps - Nov 2016

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

Monday December 19

Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation and Ruffed Grouse Society Partner to Advance Conservation Goals

RGS Press Release - Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation and RGS signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the shared goals of the two organizations to advance science-based wildlife management, wildlife conservation and the sportsmen’s heritage...

Tuesday December 20

2016 Banquet Sponsor Reward - WINNERS

RGS News - RGS is pleased to announce its 2016 Banquet Sponsor Rewards winners...

Thursday December 22

2016 National Raffle - WINNERS ANNOUNCED!

RGS News -- Ruffed Grouse Society National "12 Days of Christmas" Raffle returns...

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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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