In the Northeast, ruffed grouse often live on overgrown farmland, which offers mixed hardwoods, a thick understory, as well as old apple trees. You often need to invest some boot leather to find the birds, but what sends us to the woods every autumn is less the chance to fill a game bag and more the chance to spend time with a dog, walking through a miraculous landscape. Scott McEnaney explores a southwestern-Vermont mountainside with Brix, an English setter.
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At Orvis, we believe in the power of nature to replenish our spirit and restore balance to our lives. So, when the world seems particularly stressful, take some time to pause and relax with a short #MomentofChill.