Conservation

Creative Director of Project Upland with his bird dog.
What We Can do for the Ruffed Grouse Society

An Open Appeal from the recent Ruffed Grouse Society #HealthyForests film featuring Project Upland Creative…

A ruffed grouse sitting in a tree
Can We Stop the Decline of the Ruffed Grouse?

The Future of Ruffed Grouse and the Health of North American Forests are at a…

A sage grouse flying to new cover
Sage Grouse Habitat Impact of Conifers

Combating the Spread of Conifer Trees to Save Sage Grouse Most people assume that more…

A grouse takes flight on a prairie
What Defines the Grouse (Galliformes) Family?

Similarities and differences within the grouse family of North America, also known as galliformes. The…

A bird hunter loads his shotgun with lead shot.
The Science Behind Lead Shot and the Effects on Upland Birds

Looking at both sides of the lead shot debate and its effects on the environment…

A biologist hunting bobwhite quail on native quail habitat.
How Native Prairies Can Help Save Bobwhite Quail

A recent study in Missouri suggests quail management may have to change to account for…

A group of sharp-tailed grouse feed in a tree during cold weather.
How Climate Change is Affecting Sharp-tailed Grouse

A look into the factual science of sharp-tailed grouse and their future I grew up…

A male prairie chicken doing a mating dance in Nebraska.
The Boom Heard Across the Prairie

A chance to watch the spring mating rites of the Greater Prairie-Chicken The genus name…

a sharp-tailed grouse dancing in a field during bird counts.
Understanding How Bird Counts are Conducted

Understanding all aspects of North American bird counts Whether we like to admit it or…