I had to smile when my son came flying through the house with the mail last week. He was holding a magazine – the start of his Ranger Rick subscription from Grandma. His own name was right there on the address bar. Magical! Of course, he wanted to read the whole thing that night. I counseled him in the art of savoring a magazine, relishing articles, hence minimizing downtime until the next issue. Sage advice, but admittedly hypocritical since I rip through my favorite periodicals within days of receipt. Then, when the next installment finally appears on the kitchen counter, everyone at home really enjoys my response. Kind of like a 5-year old![Read more…] about President’s Message: Spring Magazine
Ruffed Grouse Endangered Listing
The message came at a time when we are normally thankful and celebrating our natural world – the change of seasons, the flush of wild wings, time with friends. But in early November, we were asked to comment on a decision to list ruffed grouse as an endangered species in a state where they once were common.[Read more…] about Ruffed Grouse Endangered Listing
RGS in the News
Original article Mosinee Grade GEMS trail open by Ralph Ansami posted by Your Daily Globe on Oct 22, 2016 vol. 97, Ed. 250 here: http://www.yourdailyglobe.com/story/2016/10/22/news/mosinee-grade-gems-trail-open/7414.html.
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.
RGS in the News
Original article National grouse gathering puts hunters in prime habitat on DuluthNewsTribune.com by Sam Cook posted on Oct 23, 2016 at 1:00 a.m. here: http://www.duluthnewstribune.com/outdoors/hunting/4141424-national-grouse-gathering-puts-hunters-prime-habitat features RGS Regional Director Dave Johnson and RGS National Director Roy Smith and hunting partner Tyler Mills.
Article also includes a video edited by Samantha Erkkila and five photos:
Roy Smith and Tyler Mills don’t typically do their grouse hunting out of a Mustang convertible. But that’s how the two Baltimore-area hunters rolled on a crisp morning earlier this month…