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May 8, 2012 Conservation Insider

May 8th, 2012 by Amy Trotter.

Check out the May 8, 2012 MUCC’s Conservation Insider: Deer Management Unit changes & Land Cap Bill on the Move? Click here to read all about it!

May 8, 2012 Conservation Insider

Army Corps to Speed Up Asian Carp Study

May 8th, 2012 by MUCC Staff.

A recent A.P. article reported that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will speed up its timeline of studying Asian Carp prevention in the Great Lakes basin. The Army Corps will release a list of possible solutions sometime next year, as opposed to late 2015 as the Army Corps previously stated it needed to study […]

Army Corps to Speed Up Asian Carp Study

Deer Management Units: Regulations and License Limits Up for Debate

May 7th, 2012 by MUCC Staff.

Deer regulations are up for discussion at the Natural Resources Commission this month in Onaway. The NRC will be discussing the open/closed status of Deer Management Units (DMU) throughout the state, the regulatory units for issuing antlerless deer licenses on private or public lands. This year, there are 84 DMU openings recommended for public antlerless […]

Deer Management Units: Regulations and License Limits Up for Debate

Land Cap Bill Up Again In House

May 4th, 2012 by MUCC Staff.

A bill that would cap the amount of public land under the administration of the Department of Natural Resources was up again for discussion in the House Committee on Natural Resources, Tourism, and Outdoor Recreation on Tuesday, May 1, 2012. MUCC has reported continually on this bill  since last spring and has worked to amend […]

Land Cap Bill Up Again In House

Great Lakes Shoreline Bill Poses Problems for Public Access

May 2nd, 2012 by MUCC Staff.

If you enjoy using the shoreline of the Great Lakes to walk, fish, swim, or any other activity, you may want to take notice. Those shores you walk may not be open to you under a bill being considered in the Senate Natural Resources committee. Senate Bill 1052 (Sen. Tom Casperson, R–Escanaba) stems from a […]

Great Lakes Shoreline Bill Poses Problems for Public Access

Trust Fund Projects Hit a Snag

May 1st, 2012 by Amy Trotter.

The Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund (MNRTF) appropriations bill, HB 5364 (S-4), passed the Senate unanimously with significant amendments last week. The amended bill (S-4) stripped all funding from the 4  DNR Eco-Region projects in the Upper Peninsula, Northern Lower, and Southeastern and Southwestern areas of Michigan, to the tune of $4.375 million in total. […]

Trust Fund Projects Hit a Snag

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