Conservation

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As a wildlife biologist for the state of West Virginia, Walter Lesser influenced important conservation projects for the Ruffed Grouse and many other species over his long career.

Succession Planning

  Stephen Reynolds, a longtime Ducks Unlimited volunteer and former national secretary for the organization, invited his son-in-law and grandsons to his duck camp…

The Reward

  Mark Fouts, the director of Member Relations & Outreach for the Ruffed Grouse Society, shares his passion for the RGS new hunter mentor…

Sage Grouse

Operation Sage Grouse

The National Wildlife Federation is working with Youth Job Corps in Montana to protect greater sage grouse populations. By marking miles of fence, NWF is helping to improve existing ranching infrastructure, making fence safer for sage grouse and other species that inhabit the sage-steppe grasslands of Montana. Watch the video.

Films from the Grouse Woods

The Project Upland series “ . . . captures the passions and traditions of the grouse woods to inspire a new generation of upland hunters,” as RGS puts it. This is good stuff — well worth watching. We can almost smell the North Woods in October . . .

Channeling Sage Grouse

We like to spread the news on gamebird-related conservation action as often as possible, and here’s a simple and gratifying way you can stay informed on efforts to protect one of our most threatened and iconic species: the sage grouse.