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Representative LaFontaine Addresses Conservation, Gun Issues at Sportsmen’s Town Hall

March 27th, 2013 by Drew YoungeDyke.

Representative Andrea LaFontaine (R – Columbus Twp.) met with hunters, anglers and trappers in her district on March 26 to discuss natural resources issues at a Sportsmen’s Town Hall hosted by Michigan United Conservation Clubs and Richmond Sportsmen’s Club. Rep. LaFontaine, who chairs the House Committee on Natural Resources, fielded questions from the public and […]

Representative LaFontaine Addresses Conservation, Gun Issues at Sportsmen’s Town Hall

RELEASE: MUCC Statement on Wolf Petition

March 26th, 2013 by Amy Trotter.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 26, 2013 Contact: Tony Hansen, Chief Information Officer; thansen@mucc.org 269-420-9510 Statement from MUCC Executive Director Erin McDonough On Anti-Hunter’s Petition Collection Process “We are not surprised that the group ‘Keep Wolves Protected’ was successful at purchasing the signatures required for a ballot referendum with funds provided by the anti-hunting organization, Humane […]

RELEASE: MUCC Statement on Wolf Petition

RELEASE: Rep. LaFontaine to Participate in Sportsmen’s Town Hall

March 25th, 2013 by Drew YoungeDyke.

MUCC, Richmond Sportsmen’s Club hosting House Natural Resources Chair for Public Forum LANSING – Michigan United Conservation Clubs and Richmond Sportsmen’s Club will host a Sportsmen’s Town Hall featuring State Representative Andrea LaFontaine, R–Columbus Township, who chairs the House Committee on Natural Resources. The public town hall meeting will take place at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March […]

RELEASE: Rep. LaFontaine to Participate in Sportsmen’s Town Hall

House Subcommittee Passes DNR Budget; Your Voices Were Heard

March 22nd, 2013 by Amy Trotter.

Six weeks ago, a new hunting, fishing, and trapping license fee package was presented by Governor Rick Snyder as part of his 2014 budget. The House Appropriations Subcommittee on Natural Resources passed a budget out, which is a reflection of what they heard from hunters, trappers, and anglers all around the state, but also reflects […]

House Subcommittee Passes DNR Budget; Your Voices Were Heard

DNR Completes Public Wolf Management Meetings

March 22nd, 2013 by Drew YoungeDyke.

The Department of Natural Resources wrapped up its series of public meetings on wolf management in Lansing last night, after earlier stops in Ironwood, Marquette and Gaylord. The meetings were designed to inform the public of the DNR’s wolf management toolbox, how a public hunt would provide another tool in that toolbox to reduce wolf-human […]

DNR Completes Public Wolf Management Meetings

Sportsmen’s Town Hall

March 21st, 2013 by Drew YoungeDyke.

MUCC and the Richmond Sportsmen’s Club invite you to attend a Sportsmen’s Town Hall with special guest Representative Andrea LaFontaine (R – Columbus Twp.), Chair of the Michigan House Committee on Natural Resources. The town hall is open to the public and co-hosted by MUCC and Richmond Sportsmen’s Club in Columbus, MI. Representative LaFontaine has […]

Sportsmen’s Town Hall

DNR Fisheries Plan Released Today

March 21st, 2013 by Drew YoungeDyke.

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources Fisheries Division released its five-year strategic plan, “Charting the Course,” today. The DNR fisheries plan outlines the broad goals, objectives and strategies that will guide the division’s operations from 2013 through 2017, with more detailed implementation action plans to follow. The fisheries plan was open for public input from […]

DNR Fisheries Plan Released Today

March 19, 2013 Conservation Insider: Take Action for the Outdoors

March 19th, 2013 by Amy Trotter.

Check out the Conservation Insider for MUCC’s call for action on the license fee proposal, plus plenty of bills on the move and meetings galore. Click here to read the full Conservation Insider.

March 19, 2013 Conservation Insider: Take Action for the Outdoors

Ducks Unlimited License Plate Bills Pass House, Senate

March 19th, 2013 by kwood.

It was an exciting time for our statewide member club and partner Michigan Ducks Unlimited last week as they saw the passage of HB 4337 and SB 234 which would create a Ducks Unlimited fundraising license plate in Michigan. This issue has been a decade’s worth of work for Michigan DU’s members and the journey […]

Ducks Unlimited License Plate Bills Pass House, Senate

Take Action Now to Invest in the Outdoors

March 19th, 2013 by Amy Trotter.

A new hunting, fishing, and trapping license fee package is on the table, presented by Governor Rick Snyder as part of his 2014 budget. MUCC has provided background information and perspective on the approach it has taken in evaluating the current license proposal. We are very much in support of a simpler, smarter license structure […]

Take Action Now to Invest in the Outdoors

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