Northern Minnesota ruffed grouse population risingJul 12, 2023 09:47AM ● By Content Editor
By Jeffrey F McClure - Northern News Now - July 12, 2023
The Minnesota DNR’s annual spring drumming count has shown a rise in ruffed grouse and not much change in the sharp-tailed grouse population.
According to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR), the bird’s population goes up and down on a ten-year cycle, a pattern that has been studied for the last 72 years.
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