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U.S. Sportsmen’s Alliance Poised To Shake Things Up

February 29th, 2012 by Amy Trotter.

Right on the heels of an attack on the rights of hunters in Michigan’s Huron-Manistee National Forest, the U.S. Sportsman’s Alliance is set to work on a revised bill aimed at protecting hunting, fishing and shooting on public lands. Outdoor Life Magazine broke the story on its site  and reports that the bills would reinvigorate […]

U.S. Sportsmen’s Alliance Poised To Shake Things Up

Waterfowl Zones Still Up for Discussion

February 28th, 2012 by Amy Trotter.

The United States Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) establishes frameworks for migratory bird hunting seasons, and states must choose seasons within those frameworks. In Michigan, the DNR has been working with hunters serving on the Citizen’s Waterfowl Advisory Committee (CWAC), to come up with the annual proposal for waterfowl regulations for more than 30 years. […]

Waterfowl Zones Still Up for Discussion

Winner of Club Survey Gift Card Drawing Announced

February 27th, 2012 by MUCC Staff.

MUCC entered all clubs returning their  surveys by the due date into a drawing for a $250 Cabela’s  gift card.  The winner was the Bellaire Conservation Club in Bellaire, Michigan.  The survey was submitted by the club president,  Eldon C. McPherson. We are still compiling the results of the survey and would like to receive […]

Winner of Club Survey Gift Card Drawing Announced

MUCC Welcomes Three New Clubs

February 27th, 2012 by MUCC Staff.

Three clubs were approved for affiliation by the MUCC Board of Directors at their February meeting.  The Thunder Bay Walleye Club and St. Clair-Detroit River Sturgeon for Tomorrow were affiliated as 100% clubs and the Fennville Rod & Gun Club was re-affiliated in the Sustaining category. Located in Alpena, The Thunder Bay Walleye Club sponsors […]

MUCC Welcomes Three New Clubs

Regional Deer Advisory Teams Formed in Michigan

February 21st, 2012 by Amy Trotter.

Back in 2008, MUCC went to the DNR with a proposal to bring deer management to the forefront by undergoing a planning process with stakeholders and the public. We kicked things off with a Deer Management Symposium and heard a lot of great presentations from in and out of state wildlife experts (email muccpolicy@mucc.org if […]

Regional Deer Advisory Teams Formed in Michigan

February 15, 2012 Conservation Insider

February 15th, 2012 by Amy Trotter.

Check out the February 15, 2012 MUCC Conservation Insider: MUCC Gets Results; Regional Mtgs on Feb 18-19! Click here to read all about it!

February 15, 2012 Conservation Insider

MUCC Resolutions Make a Difference (with Video)

February 14th, 2012 by Amy Trotter.

MUCC’s Annual Region III and IV Meetings are coming up this weekend 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, […]

MUCC Resolutions Make a Difference (with Video)

MUCC Impacts Huron Manistee Forest Plan Review (with Video)

February 14th, 2012 by Amy Trotter.

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 folks using snowmobiles on designated trail. His solution? Ban guns and snowmobiles on almost 70,000 acres of the […]

MUCC Impacts Huron Manistee Forest Plan Review (with Video)

Bills to Give Tax Breaks for Forest Management

February 14th, 2012 by Amy Trotter.

Private, non-industrial landowners hold about 60 percent of Michigan’s timber supply, which is also critical wildlife habitat and prime hunting land. MUCC supports incentives to encourage these landowners to actively manage their forest, which will benefit wildlife, forest health, and the forest products industry in Michigan. We thank Representatives Frank Foster (R-Pellston), Ed McBroom (R-Vulcan), […]

Bills to Give Tax Breaks for Forest Management

Free Hunting and Fishing Licenses for Veterans with Disabilities Looked at in House

February 13th, 2012 by MUCC Staff.

Last week, the House Committee on Natural Resources, Tourism, and Outdoor Recreation took testimony on House Bill 5292, sponsored by Rep. Holly Hughes (R-Montague). The bill would provide hunting and fishing licenses free of charge to veterans with disabilities designated by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs as “permanently and totally disabled as a result […]

Free Hunting and Fishing Licenses for Veterans with Disabilities Looked at in House

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