Mosquito-Borne Virus Found In Minnesota Ruffed GrouseMinnesota wildlife officials say three ruffed grouse in Itasca County have tested positive for a mosquito-borne virus.
Midwest's Ruffed Grouse Can Survive West Nile Virus, Study FindsTest results from the first year of a study indicate that ruffed grouse in Minnesota, Wisconsin and Michigan can survive the West Nile virus.
Minnesota Ruffed Grouse Counts Similar To Last YearA survey by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources finds ruffed grouse drumming counts this spring unchanged from the year before. DNR grouse project leader Charlotte Roy says this follows a significant increase of 34 percent from 2013 to 2014.
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