House Bill 4684 sponsored by Representative Greg MacMaster (R-Kewadin) will be taken up in the House Committee on Natural Resources, Tourism, and Outdoor Recreation tomorrow despite warnings from federal officials that if the bill becomes enacted, the state would likely lose $25 million in annual federal wildlife funding. This is $10.5 million in wildlife funding, [...]Millions in Federal Sportsmen’s Dollars at Risk!
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Check out the November 3, 2011 MUCC Conservation Insider: Elk Plan, Parks Passport, and another update on Huron-Manistee. CLICK HERENovember 3, 2011 Conservation Insider
A bad bill is being considered in Congress as early as tomorrow, Friday, November 4. It would derail progress in the effort to protect the Great Lakes from aquatic invasive species introduced in the ballast tanks of foreign ships. We need your help today to: 1. Contact your U.S. Representative today to urge them to [...]Take Action Now to Protect the Great Lakes
Recently, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources announced the successful completion of the first year of the Michigan Recreation Passport program. Started by the legislature in 2010, the Recreation Passport program allows Michigan residents to purchase their pass for entrance to any of Michigan’s state parks and boat access sites by paying a $10.00 fee [...]Michigan Recreation Passport – Early and Often!
As I continue to review the details of the new Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) generated by the United States Forest Service (USFS), I’m learning a lot of new details to this story that I’d like to pass along. Hopefully you can use some of these nuggets in your public comments (see this previous blog [...]Huron Manistee—Never Quite Quiet
Some of you might be reading about this project for the first time; others may already be looking for ways to stop this project from moving forward. Many concerns have been expressed over the potential adverse impact the project could have on the fisheries, recreational boating/fishing, shore fishing, the shipping industry and the environment. The [...]St. Clair River Hydro Power Project
As Michigan continues the discussions about potential changes to our waterfowl hunting zones, MUCC is once again asking for member input. To recap where we are with proposed zone boundary changes, the Citizen Waterfowl Advisory Committee (CWAC) discussed the following at the March 2011 meeting: 4 proposals to move Saginaw Bay into Middle Zone 2 [...]Michigan’s Waterfowl Hunting Zones
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