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Explaining the Michigan Feral Pig Saga (with Video)

October 12th, 2011 by Amy Trotter.

The swine saga is not necessarily done, but here is a rundown of where things are at this minute. A Department of Natural Resources director’s order listing sporting swine as an invasive species took effect over the weekend on Oct. 8, making it illegal to possess the animals in Michigan. However, active enforcement of the […]

Explaining the Michigan Feral Pig Saga (with Video)

Volunteer Opportunity: Michigan Clean Water Corps

October 10th, 2011 by Amy Trotter.

Have you ever wondered how you can get more involved in protecting water quality, combating aquatic invasive species, and improving fisheries habitat? The Michigan Clean Water Corps (MiCorps) may be a program for you! MiCorps mission is to: network and expand volunteer water quality monitoring organizations statewide for the purpose of collecting, sharing, and using […]

Volunteer Opportunity: Michigan Clean Water Corps

Swine Saga – The Final Frontier?

October 7th, 2011 by MUCC Staff.

Tomorrow, October 8, 2011, feral swine will officially become an invasive species in Michigan. So brings an end to one bizarre and head-scratching saga that has engulfed the Legislature for months involving a Speaker, a Majority leader, committee chairs, department heads, Lansing lobby giants, high level chiefs of staff, and even the Governor. Or does […]

Swine Saga – The Final Frontier?

Aquatic Invasive Species Legislation Passes Michigan Senate

October 7th, 2011 by MUCC Staff.

The Michigan Senate passed a package of bills (Senate Bills 508, 509, 510) on October 6th with MUCC support that would help the state take a more centralized and comprehensive approach to preventing and managing aquatic invasive species in Michigan. The main premise of the bill is to create an Aquatic Invasive Species Advisory Council […]

Aquatic Invasive Species Legislation Passes Michigan Senate

October 6, 2011 Conservation Insider

October 6th, 2011 by Amy Trotter.

CLICK HERE for the October 6, 2011 MUCC’s Conservation Insider: Nothing’s Certain but Deer and Taxes!

October 6, 2011 Conservation Insider

GLRI Project-Shiawassee Flats Wetland Restoration

October 3rd, 2011 by Amy Trotter.

This project is the first wetland restoration project completed under President Obama’s Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, a five year commitment to restoring the ecology of the Great Lakes. The Shiawassee Flats Wetland Restoration is a great example of a public-private partnership formed to accomplish quality habitat restorations. Ducks Unlimited, Saginaw Bay Watershed Initiative Network, Shiawassee […]

GLRI Project-Shiawassee Flats Wetland Restoration

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