We reported recently that House Bill 5834 was introduced by Representative Matt Huuki (R – Atlantic Mine) that would designate the wolf as a game species in Michigan. This bill marks the next step in the historical recovery of the wolf species in Michigan and the upper Great Lakes region. Historical as it may [...]Letters of Support Needed for Wolf Management Bill
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Applications are on sale now through Tuesday, August 28 for reserved managed waterfowl hunts. Both morning and afternoon hunts are offered during opening weekend of waterfowl season at Fishing Point, Harsens Island, Nayanquing Point and Shiawassee River State Game Area. Hunters must have updated licenses and stamps and be accompanied by up to three hunters. [...]Reserved Waterfowl Hunt Applications On Sale
Mute swan management has been a hot issue for the Department of Natural Resources recently. The DNR is considering alternative methods for management of the invasive species and last week the Humane Society of the United States submitted a recommendation that the DNR cease lethal control methods until the management plan is revised. Mute Swans [...]Continued Support for Mute Swan Management
Before the ink was dry on the official (and final) delisting of gray wolves from the Endangered Species List, the question was asked: When will Michigan get a wolf season? Well, the first step towards that was taken late last week. House Bill 5834 was introduced Wednesday by Rep. Matt Huuki, a Republican from the [...]Wolf Season: Coming Soon?
Fancy yourself a photographer? Want to be part of the Michigan United Conservation Clubs 2013 calendar? Here’s your chance. We’re looking for photos that illustrate what Michigan’s outdoors is all about. The best photos will be featured in MUCC’s 2013 calendar! Hunting, fishing, special places — if it happens in Michigan’s outdoors, it’s eligible. Submit [...]Wanted: Your Photos
The Detroit Free Press today reported that DNR Wildlife Division Chief Russ Mason is reviewing a plea from a national animal rights group for a moratorium on mute swan killings. The Humane Society of the United States (NOTE they are NOT affiliated with your local animal shelter) is calling on the DNR to suspend lethal [...]Mute Swans: MUCC Urges DNR to Stand Strong Against HSUS
The Fisheries Division of the Department of Natural resources is asking for public opinion on future management activities and practices for our fisheries resources. An opinion poll has been opened for citizens to outline what they believe are the most significant activities that Fisheries Division employees focus on to make Michigan’s fisheries great. Click here [...]Public Input Requested for Fisheries Management
Check out the August 6, 2012 MUCC’s Conservation Insider: Is Your Shooting Range In Jeopardy? And Vote Aug 7 . Click here to read all about it!August 6, 2012 CONSERVATION INSIDER
After hunters and hunting organizations around the state requested it throughout the “great bait debate” last year, the Michigan DNR has now updated the 2002 Michigan Surveillance and Response plan for Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) for Free-ranging and Privately-owned/Captive Cervids (CWD plan). A large amount of published research and case studies have become available in [...]Revised Michigan CWD Plan Approved
Gearing up for hunting season? The 2011 deer season’s results have been published by the Michigan Department of Natural Resources, giving hunters insight to what they can expect this upcoming season and how Michigan deer hunters fared last season. The 2011 season included several slight changes in hunting trends, possibly to be continued this season. [...]2011 Michigan Deer Harvest Results
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