by Zac Chandler, Forest Wildlife Specialist Forester: Tennessee Developing a plan for your woods sounds simple, right? You consider what you would like your woods to look like and how […]
by: Charlie Mize, RGS & AWS Public Lands Wildlife Forester – Southwest Virginia There it went, exploding out of the rhododendron and beelining for refuge in the next holler, the […]
The South Red Bird Wildlife Habitat Enhancement Project is the area of focus within the Daniel Boone National Forest (KY), where RGS & AWS will be targeting the work. More than 950 acres are slated for habitat improvements through this project over the next 3 years.
Southern Appalachian forests are some of the most biologically diverse forests on the planet. Western North Carolina alone contains all the major forest types you would see driving from Georgia […]
Register today for this Working Lands for Wildlife virtual event. Details: Successfully managing oak forests is no easy task. It requires knowledge, forethought, and patience. In this webinar, we will take the “Long View” by looking at how human history has influenced the oak forests in the U.S. This historical grounding will allow us to look forward and consider how our actions today can ensure we restore and sustain oak forests into the future.
Checking in on Southern Appalachia’s Grouse Habitat Projects Steeped in history and rich with grouse hunting culture, the Southern Appalachian Mountains have long been associated with ruffed grouse habitat. Landowners […]
A synopsis and review of the book Appalachian Ruffed Grouse: Ecology and Management The Appalachian ruffed grouse population is like a classic, small-market major league baseball team battling the Yankees […]
Act Now: Submit Comments Here Numerous forest wildlife are at-risk in the southern Appalachians due to lack of forest diversity and an unnaturally single-aged forest (i.e., lacking very young and […]
With funding donated specifically for the purpose, the Ruffed Grouse Society and American Woodcock Society (RGS & AWS) have moved forward with a new Forest Conservation Director position in the […]