Hunting Conservation Read the latest on hunting conservation and other hunting conservation articles, videos, and news including the Prairie Chicken, Sage Grouse, Ruffed Grouse, Bobwhite Quail, and other Upland Game Birds. As well as hunting conservation organizations like the Ruffed Grouse Society, Sharp-tailed Grouse Society, Pheasants Forever, Quail Forever and others.

The Boom Heard Across the Prairie

A chance to watch the spring mating rites of the Greater Prairie-Chicken. The genus name for the greater prairie-chicken, Tympanuchus, comes from an ancient Greek word that...

Understanding Bird Counts

Understanding all aspects of North American bird counts. Whether we like to admit it or not, every upland hunter follows the bird counts of their favorite species in their...

The Splitting of the Blue Grouse

How to tell who’s who with the mysterious Blue Grouse. The blue grouse is a bird shrouded in mystery. The dusky grouse (Dendragapus obscurus) and the sooty grouse (Dendragapus...

How Bird Hunting is Turning the Tide on Hunter Recruitment

Bird hunting is at the forefront of hunter recruitment. Doom and gloom seems to be all headlines lately when it comes to hunter numbers in the United States. The 2016 survey by...

Adapted Upland Traditions – Upland Preserves

The importance of Upland Preserves in our hunting community. With an avid outdoorsman for a father and a brother ten years my elder, I hunted a lot at a very early age. I have...

Sage Grouse Wisdom- Hunting and the Realization of their Critical Future

A story of Sage Grouse hunting and a realization of the critical nature of their future. For the third time, my dog locked up on point. This time I was hoping to see my first sage...

Upland Purists and Opportunist- We’re in this Together

At the end of the day, Upland Purists and Opportunists have the same goal. The older I get, the more I’ve realized that everyone has their own way of hunting. This is...

Healthy Forests an Intuitive for Wildlife Conservation

Spreading the message of healthy forests one film at a time. In 2016,  the Ruffed Grouse Society and Project Upland teamed up to spread the awareness of healthy forests through...

Why Upland Hunters Need to Share their Covers

The future of upland hunting is more important than our personal needs. I hate to use the word I almost as much as I hate to generalize people. That starts this article out on...

Chip Hidinger—Ruffed Grouse Society #HealthyForests Campaign

Chip Hidinger, an Arizona native, shares his new Virginia Upland Adventures in the #HealthyForests Film Campaign. Chip Hidinger lives in Midlothian, Virginia and is a member of...