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Grouse and Woodcock

The annual life cycle and ecology of ruffed grouse and American woodcock, how to manage for their habitat needs, and the effects of hunting on their populations.

This presentation covers the annual life cycle and ecology of ruffed grouse and American woodcock, how to manage for their habitat needs, and the effects of hunting on their populations.  It also discusses management of their habitats, including statistics on forest habitat trends and population trends for grouse, woodcock, and the songbirds that share their habitats.

Speakers

Mark Banker, Senior Regional Biologist, the Ruffed Grouse Society