Summarizes recent efforts that have completed the grouse restoration program in Missouri. Presents information on grouse abundance and trends from short- and long-term monitoring at release sites. Reviews ruffed rouse hunting in Missouri, and examines two case studies of grouse response to habitat management.
Kurzejeski, Eric W.; Thompson, Frank R. III. 1999. Ruffed grouse status, hunting and response to habitat management in Missouri. Research Paper NC-333. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Research Station