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Deer say: Action needed on “Land Cap” bill!

December 8th, 2011 by MUCC Staff.

The topic of the week here at MUCC has been the 2011 deer season, and rightly so. What were the reports from the field? What is the DNR saying? What are the initial counts? Was it bad for some? Good for others? What do we need to do to produce quality deer hunt experiences? These […]

Deer say: Action needed on “Land Cap” bill!

December 6, 2011 Conservation Insider

December 6th, 2011 by Amy Trotter.

Check out the December 6, 2011 MUCC Conservation Insider: Deer Season Update, Mentored Youth, and More! CLICK HERE

December 6, 2011 Conservation Insider

Michigan Wolf Management Assistance Cut

December 3rd, 2011 by Amy Trotter.

Federal officials from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Wildlife Services (USDA-WS) involved in managing the state’s wolves have discontinued their work because of federal budget cuts that eliminated funding for the program. As of September 30, the funding is gone but MUCC has been in contact with U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow and Carl Levin’s offices […]

Michigan Wolf Management Assistance Cut

Eradicating Feral Pigs–Some Successes

December 2nd, 2011 by Amy Trotter.

MUCC has shared a lot of information on the saga of the swine shooting facilities, political sausage-making at its best and worst. Just yesterday at its 2011 Annual Meeting, voting delegates at the the Michigan Farm Bureau updated its policy to include support for eradicating feral swine as well as support for the DNR Invasive […]

Eradicating Feral Pigs–Some Successes

More changes coming to land cap bill?

December 2nd, 2011 by MUCC Staff.

The Michigan House of Representatives Committee on Natural Resources, Tourism, and Outdoor Recreation took up testimony again this past week on Senate Bill 248 – the bill to cap the amount of available public land in Michigan – where the idea of some possible amendments was discussed. MUCC recently got its hands on those proposed […]

More changes coming to land cap bill?

Protections Against Invasive Carp Still in Place; MUCC Applauds Veto of HB 4326

December 1st, 2011 by MUCC Staff.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Dec. 1, 2011 LANSING, MI — As the Asian carp swims ever closer to Lake Michigan and its tributaries, it’s easy to overlook the host of other invasive species currently impacting our waters and fishing opportunities. Head up to Burt and Mullett Lakes and drift a perch rig along and see how […]

Protections Against Invasive Carp Still in Place; MUCC Applauds Veto of HB 4326

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