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More Firearm Reforms on the Docket

May 31st, 2012 by MUCC Staff.

As a further update to a previous post (“Michigan Firearm Law Changes Update”), here are two more packages of bills dealing with Michigan firearm regulation reforms that may be of interest: SB 760, SB 761, SB 762 This package of bills, sponsored by Sen. Mike Green (R-Mayville), Sen. Mike Kowall (R-White Lake), and Sen. Dave […]

More Firearm Reforms on the Docket

September Firearm Deer Hunting Dates in Question

May 29th, 2012 by Amy Trotter.

The Natural Resources Commission is now reviewing two options for the September firearm deer hunting dates, which includes the Early Antlerless Season, Youth Early Antlerless Season, and the traditional Youth Hunt. First, we will remind you what all these special September seasons are: The Early Antlerless Season was established in 2008 as a 5-day hunt […]

September Firearm Deer Hunting Dates in Question

2012 Farm Bill Proposes Changes To Conservation Programs

May 25th, 2012 by MUCC Staff.

As the full U.S. Senate begins to review the proposed 2012 Farm Bill, concerns over Federal spending and deficit reduction have rightfully taken a front seat. According to the current estimates, the changes included in the 2012 Farm Bill will create a deficit reduction of approximately $23 billion for the American taxpayers. Thanks to the […]

2012 Farm Bill Proposes Changes To Conservation Programs

Public Comment on Trout, Pike, & Muskie Regs Ends 5/25

May 22nd, 2012 by Amy Trotter.

Since earlier this spring, the Department of Natural Resources – Fisheries Division has been requesting public input regarding changes to possession regulations on several key fish species. The DNR has made it easy for public input by utilizing a simple online survey where you can select one of the alternative proposals for each species under […]

Public Comment on Trout, Pike, & Muskie Regs Ends 5/25

May 18, 2012 Conservation Insider

May 21st, 2012 by Amy Trotter.

Check out the May 18, 2012 MUCC’s Conservation Insider: Firearm Reforms on the Move & Wolf Issues. Click here to read all about it!

May 18, 2012 Conservation Insider

Michigan Firearm Law Changes Update

May 16th, 2012 by MUCC Staff.

You may or may not have noticed, but there has been a flurry of firearm related bills flying around both the House and Senate recently. By and large, these are good bills that are intended to make life easier for citizens legally owning and using firearms in this state, be it for hunting, shooting, or […]

Michigan Firearm Law Changes Update

MUCC’s 2012 Annual Convention & Resolutions

May 16th, 2012 by Amy Trotter.

MUCC’s membership establishes MUCC’s policies and priorities for the upcoming year every year at the Annual Convention. Held at the end of June, MUCC’s Annual Convention is attended by over ­150 voting delegates representing MUCC’s 250+ affiliated clubs and 42,000 members. These delegates are charged with reviewing and voting on resolutions (proposed policy) brought forward […]

MUCC’s 2012 Annual Convention & Resolutions

Wolf Management: What’s Going On (or Not)?

May 14th, 2012 by Amy Trotter.

A group of stakeholders called the “Wolf Forum” met together with the DNR back in June 2011; this group was similar in make up to the original Wolf Roundtable who helped develop recommendations for the 2008 Michigan Wolf Management Plan.  At that time, the DNR shared data and information, while committing to bringing us together […]

Wolf Management: What’s Going On (or Not)?

DNR Seeks Input on Michigan’s Forest, Timber and Wildfire Management

May 14th, 2012 by Amy Trotter.

Recognizing the importance of ongoing, meaningful conversation about the health and sustainability of Michigan’s world-class forest resources, the Department of Natural Resources announced that officials from its Forest Resources Division will offer a series of “forest community” information meetings during May and June. The DNR sees these meetings – in Gaylord, Iron Mountain, Newberry and […]

DNR Seeks Input on Michigan’s Forest, Timber and Wildfire Management

The Rules on Shed Hunting

May 11th, 2012 by Amy Trotter.

Whether you mount them on your wall or use them for crafting knives, the possession of antlers shed by elk, deer or moose is not explicitly illegal or legal in the state of Michigan at the moment. The NRC will be taking a look at an order this month to clarify this and allow Michiganders […]

The Rules on Shed Hunting

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