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Source: Ruffed Grouse Society and American Woodcock Society news release

Coraopolis, Pennsylvania - The Ruffed Grouse Society and American Woodcock Society (RGS & AWS), a forest and wildlife conservation organization are kicking off a fall membership drive beginning on August 1st, 2020. The organization's membership and volunteer base makes up the core of it's fundraising and grassroots efforts. Limited time promotional items combined with generous donations from a host of corporate partners and sponsors have set the stage for the organization to continue growing it's membership as many conservationists prepare for the fall season. Corporate partner donations to be included as promotional and giveaway items have been received by: Purina Pro Plan, SportDOG Brand, and Federal Ammunition. Corporate sponsor donations from Browning, Boyt Harness, Filson, Project Upland Magazine, Savage Arms, SoundGear and onX Hunt round out the gear giveaway.

"This year's membership promotion is unlike any other our team has assembled. Thanks to the conservation vision and incredible generosity of our corporate partners and sponsors, this is absolutely the best time to join, renew or upgrade your membership" said Sean Curran, Vice President of Mission Sustainability. "RGS & AWS members are the most dedicated conservationists you'll encounter and it's exciting to see this momentum continue growing as more and more people join the movement!"

Beginning August 1st, all new and renewing members will be eligible for the following membership promotions. At the $35 regular membership level each new or renewing member will receive a MoraKnif USA hunter orange knife and sheath with RGS & AWS logo. At the $60 conservation level, they will receive the gift from the $35 level along with the "Our Forests, Our Future" tee shirt. Additionally, if a member would like to upgrade to the Uplander $500 level, they will receive the gift, shirt and a $200 Orvis gift card. Finally, at the Centurion $1,000 level members will receive the gift, shirt and a $500 Orvis gift card.

In addition to limited time promotional items all new and renewing members will be entered into a drawing to win corporate partner donations. Entries will be granted as per the following: $35 membership receives one entry, $60 receives two entries, $500 receives three entries and $1,000 receives five entries. There will be 16 winners announced at the conclusion of the membership drive event.

More information regarding membership, promotions and the giveaway can all be found at the RGS & AWS website: www.ruffed.org.

RGS & AWS North America's foremost conservation organizations dedicated to healthy forest habitat for ruffed grouse, American woodcock and all forest wildlife. RGS & AWS works with landowners and public agencies to conserve habitat through science-based management practices.