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Hunters’ Rights Protected in Huron-Manistee Case

January 31st, 2012 by Amy Trotter.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 31, 2012 Contact: Amy Trotter (517) 331-1909 Erin McDonough (517) 775-9500 LANSING, MI — On September 29, 2010, Kurt Meister, a southeast Michigan attorney won a case against the USDA Forest Service claiming that his right to enjoy public lands in Michigan were being infringed upon by noisy firearms hunters and […]

Hunters’ Rights Protected in Huron-Manistee Case

January 27, 2012 Conservation Insider

January 30th, 2012 by Amy Trotter.

Check out the January 27, 2012 MUCC Conservation Insider: Wolves Under State Management Today! Click here to read all about it!

January 27, 2012 Conservation Insider

Wolves Officially Under State Management Today

January 27th, 2012 by Amy Trotter.

Last month’s decision from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to remove wolves in the western Great Lakes region from the federal endangered species list became official today. Management authority over wolves in Michigan has been officially returned to the Department of Natural Resources, putting the state’s Wolf Management Plan into effect. After meeting the […]

Wolves Officially Under State Management Today

Bill Would Clarify that Foster Children are Allowed to Hunt

January 26th, 2012 by Amy Trotter.

At the same time that the NRC is taking public comments on the Mentored Youth Hunting Program for children under 10 years old, a legislative tweak has been introduced in the Michigan House of Representatives to clarify the rights of foster children in Michigan. Representative Harold Haugh (D-Roseville) introduced HB 5226 in December, which was […]

Bill Would Clarify that Foster Children are Allowed to Hunt

USDA Announces New Wetlands Conservation Assistance

January 24th, 2012 by Amy Trotter.

Funding Applications for Wetlands Habitat Improvement Accepted until Feb. 10, 2012 USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Acting Michigan State Conservationist Gary O’Neill announced the availability of Wetlands Reserve Enhancement Program (WREP) funding to enter into agreements with eligible partners to carry out high priority wetland protection, restoration and enhancement activities on eligible lands. “Nationally, […]

USDA Announces New Wetlands Conservation Assistance

“Hunters Helping Landowners” bill passes Senate

January 20th, 2012 by MUCC Staff.

A bill that would create a volunteer program to connect hunters and private land owners has passed the Michigan Senate. Senate Bill 717, sponsored by Sen. John Proos, asks the DNR to create a “Hunters Helping Landowners Program” that aims to connect land owners, notably farmers, that have property damage issues due to wildlife with […]

“Hunters Helping Landowners” bill passes Senate

U.S. Sportsmen’s Alliance Announces 2012 “Dirty Dozen”

January 19th, 2012 by MUCC Staff.

Well, you won’t find the likes of Lee Marvin, Ernest Borgnine, or Charles Bronson in this “Dirty Dozen.” No, sir, this 2012 version of the “Dirty Dozen,” recently released by the U.S. Sportsmen’s Alliance, features the likes of the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS), People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), and […]

U.S. Sportsmen’s Alliance Announces 2012 “Dirty Dozen”

2012 Lake Sturgeon Season on Black Lake Announced

January 18th, 2012 by Amy Trotter.

Following a presentation and discussion at the last NRC meeting on January 12 and the Director’s action on Fisheries Order 240, the Department of Natural Resources has announced that the 2012 lake sturgeon season on Black Lake (Cheboygan County) will begin Saturday, Feb. 4. All lake sturgeon anglers must register to participate in the lake […]

2012 Lake Sturgeon Season on Black Lake Announced

January 13, 2012 Conservation Insider

January 13th, 2012 by Amy Trotter.

Check out the January 13, 2012 MUCC Conservation Insider: Mentored Youth and MUCC Resolutions: Click here to read all about it!

January 13, 2012 Conservation Insider

MUCC Gearing Up for Policy Resolutions

January 13th, 2012 by Amy Trotter.

MUCC’s Annual Regional Meetings are coming up in February and this is your chance to help set MUCC’s policies and priorities for the upcoming year. Get your resolutions ready! MUCC’s membership establishes the organization’s policies and priorities each year at MUCC’s Annual Convention in June through resolutions that come from MUCC members, clubs, districts, regions […]

MUCC Gearing Up for Policy Resolutions

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