Conservation

Adult bobwhite quail wing feathers showing color pattern for aging the bird
Determining the Age of a Quail from Wing Feathers

Use data from feather observations to find the age of your hunted quail and identify…

healthy-forests
#138 | A Passion for Healthy Forests with Mike Neiduski of the Ruffed Grouse Society

Sharing the message of healthy forests and abundant wildlife with Southeast regional director of the…

A pheasant rooster calls in a field.
What is the Call of the Uplands Initiative?

Uncovering Pheasants Forever’s Groundbreaking Initiative to Save Upland Birds and Habitat WASHINGTON D.C. – The…

forest-management
#137 | How Bird Species Respond to Forest Management

Exploring forest management and its impacts on various species of birds, both game and non-game,…

call-of-the-uplands
#135 | Call of the Uplands with Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever

A conversation on the recently unveiled Call of the Uplands national campaign for Pheasants Forever…

A ruffed grouse on a tree limb in a working forest.
Science Can Save the Future of Upland Game

Opening Letter of Spring 2021 Issue of Project Upland Magazine Science-based management is something the…

Cheatgrass in prairie habitat with bird hunting dogs.
Cheatgrass: Grass Awns, Hunting Dogs, and Climate Change

Tiny grass seeds can cause enormous health problems for hunting dogs without better prevention or…

A flock of blue-winged teal flies above a marsh
Florida’s Battle for Public Land Hunting

Florida is the “canary in the coal mine” in battle between development versus public land…

Zach Hein and Sam hunting sage grouse in Wyoming.
#126 | CZ USA Crowd-Sourced Shotgun Update, Wyoming Wildlife Federation and more

An update on the CZ USA Crowd-Sourced Shotgun, sage grouse hunting and much more with…

Chickens being transported in cages.
Why an Animal Lover Gave Up on Industrial Agriculture for Hunting

From saving chickens on the side of the road to becoming a small game hunter…

A biologist places a metal band on a woodcock chick
Woodcock Banding – An American Woodcock Society Film

The unusual world of woodcock banding and the American Woodcock Society. This original photo essay…

A father and son overlook public lands in California
The Great American Outdoors Act and Upland Birds

From Backcountry Hunters and Anglers, the Ruffed Grouse Society, Pheasants Forever, and many conservation agencies…

Brent Rudolph, Director of Conservation Policy at RGS & AWS
#109 | Conservation and Bird Dogs with Brent Rudolph of the Ruffed Grouse Society

Achieving conservation work from capitol hill to a bird cover near you with Brent Rudolph…

A health hen photo from 1929
The Unfortunate Story of the Heath Hen (Tympanuchus cupido cupido)

How this Eastern prairie chicken known as the Heath Hen became extinct despite our efforts…

A hunter social distance hunting with his dog.
#PublicGrouse Social Distancing – Limited Online Release

The #PublicGrouse film tour is going virtual and worldwide for 7 days this May. The…

A Merriam’s Wild Turkey strutting
Life History of the Merriam’s Wild Turkey (Meleagris gallopavo merriami)

Pursuing the beautiful mountain bird — the Merriam’s Wild Turkey. Just as the Eastern wild turkey is known for…

Our Forests, Our Future logo from Northwoods Collective
#93 | Ruffed Grouse, Timberdoodles and Timber Markets with Ruffed Grouse Society – Project Upland Podcast

Talking ruffed grouse, timberdoodles and timber markets with the Ruffed Grouse Society. During a recent…

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…

Jon Steigerwaldt & Jared Elm - Ruffed Grouse Society
#84 | Converting Hunters to Conservationist with the Ruffed Grouse Society – Project Upland Podcast

Dive into the world of forest conservation, ruffed grouse, and woodcock with the Ruffed Grouse…

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…