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Michigan Becomes First State to Achieve Maximum Reciprocity for Concealed Carry Across the Nation

November 28th, 2011 by Amy Trotter.

MUCC applauds Attorney General Bill Schuette, who today announced that Michigan has achieved full reciprocity for concealed carry with every state that has a “shall issue” concealed carry law on the books, for a total of 40 states, including Michigan. As a result of agreements negotiated and signed by the Attorney General’s Office, Michigan holders […]

Michigan Becomes First State to Achieve Maximum Reciprocity for Concealed Carry Across the Nation

Reports from the Field

November 21st, 2011 by Amy Trotter.

To quote Da Yoopers, “It’s the second week of deer camp and all the guys are here…” From my blind, I’m only seeing ladies…does that is, and only out of range or after shooting hours. Sigh. Here’s more reports from the field, direct from DNR biologists at check stations around the state (check out the […]

Reports from the Field

November 17, 2011 Conservation Insider

November 18th, 2011 by Amy Trotter.

Check out the November 17, 2011 MUCC Conservation Insider: Update on HB 4684; Federal Land Access Bill; Forestry Division Changes and more deer hunting stories than usual! CLICK HERE

November 17, 2011 Conservation Insider

Sportsmen’s federal land access bill on its way to House floor

November 17th, 2011 by MUCC Staff.

One of the hallmark issues for Michigan United Conservation Clubs has been and continues to be access to our public lands for the purposes of recreational hunting, fishing, trapping, and shooting. Michigan’s own Congressman Dr. Dan Benishek (MI-1) has taken this concept and, together with the support of his colleagues in Congress and national sportsman’s […]

Sportsmen’s federal land access bill on its way to House floor

Director Stokes Announces DNR Organizational Changes

November 17th, 2011 by Amy Trotter.

DNR Director Rodney Stokes announced at the November Natural Resources Commission meeting the establishment of two new divisions. Effective January 8, 2012 the Forest Management Division (FMD) will no longer exist, and two new divisions – the Forest Resources Division and Office of Land Administration – will more effectively address the changing forestry needs in […]

Director Stokes Announces DNR Organizational Changes

Michigan Student Wins Top Honors at World Archery Competition

November 17th, 2011 by Amy Trotter.

  Every now and then a cool piece of news comes across our desk that we just have to share! This is one of those stories… The National Archery in the Schools Program is designed to introduce target archery in 4th thru 12th grade physical education classes during the school day. To date, nearly 500 […]

Michigan Student Wins Top Honors at World Archery Competition

Sportsmen Step Up Big on HB 4684

November 16th, 2011 by MUCC Staff.

Sometimes, sportsmen get the reputation as being an apathetic bunch. Like the lazy old watch dog that sits faithfully by the master’s side, but too indifferent to make much of a racket. Not this time. Sportsmen and women across Michigan made hundreds of calls last week to members of the House Committee on Natural Resources, […]

Sportsmen Step Up Big on HB 4684

Bucks Bring in Big Bucks

November 14th, 2011 by Amy Trotter.

Given that most of you are already at or en route to deer camp, my office is pretty quiet today. I got a call from our buddy Mike Avery at Mike Avery’s Outdoor Magazine, with a question about the economic impact of deer hunting. Since I was just rifling through the DNR’s 2010 Deer Management […]

Bucks Bring in Big Bucks

Baiting Ban Removed in 2 Areas of Northeast MI

November 11th, 2011 by Amy Trotter.

As we reported last month, the NRC was considering an order to reinstate baiting in Presque Isle County and southern Iosco County in Deer Management Unit (DMU) 487.  Baiting will continue to be banned in the northern tier of townships in Iosco County (Oscoda, Plainfield, Wilber, AuSable, Baldwin) and Alcona, Alpena, Montmorency, and Oscoda Counties […]

Baiting Ban Removed in 2 Areas of Northeast MI

MUCC Hosts Media Event on Deer Hunting Season

November 9th, 2011 by Amy Trotter.

On November 15, Michigan will once again celebrate one of the nation’s greatest outdoors traditions when the firearms deer season begins. More than 700,000 Michigan residents are expected to participate in the fall deer hunting seasons, ranking Michigan well within the Top 3 nationally for licensed deer hunters. But there is much more to the […]

MUCC Hosts Media Event on Deer Hunting Season

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