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Trappers Ed Teaches Effective, Ethical Trapping

July 30th, 2013 by Drew YoungeDyke.

I wish every person who has ever insinuated that trapping is cruel or inhumane could take a Trapper’s Education course. They would learn the practices and methods that ethical trappers use to ensure that trapped animals are treated humanely when harvested. I wish every person interested in becoming a trapper would take the course, too, […]

Trappers Ed Teaches Effective, Ethical Trapping

Sale of Michigan Wolf Hunting Licenses Postponed Until Sept. 28

July 30th, 2013 by Amy Trotter.

Courtesy of a Michigan Department of Natural Resources press release on July 30, 2013: The Department of Natural Resources today announced that it has postponed the sale of wolf hunting licenses – originally scheduled to begin Aug. 3 – until Sept. 28 to ensure that license-sales technology is able to handle the expected high demand. […]

Sale of Michigan Wolf Hunting Licenses Postponed Until Sept. 28

Volunteers Improve Wood Duck Habitat at Allegan SGA

July 29th, 2013 by Drew YoungeDyke.

We only get so many Saturdays in July, and in Michigan, there’s plenty to do. We can go to Great Lakes beaches, go fishing, barbecue or get some much-needed lawn maintenance done. For 36 people on the last Saturday of July, though, that meant volunteering their time to improve wood duck nesting habitat at the […]

Volunteers Improve Wood Duck Habitat at Allegan SGA

Michigan Waterfowlers: We Need Your Input!

July 24th, 2013 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. […]

Michigan Waterfowlers: We Need Your Input!

Northern Michigan Residents Praise Natural Resources Trust Fund at Town Hall

July 23rd, 2013 by Drew YoungeDyke.

When we first heard that legislators planned to host town hall meetings on the Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund, we thought, “here we go again.” Monday night’s town hall in Roscommon, though, was much more of a conversation between northern Michigan residents and legislators and, significantly, not one person said “we have too much public […]

Northern Michigan Residents Praise Natural Resources Trust Fund at Town Hall

Livingston County Wildlife & Conservation Club Officially Recognized by the International Game Fish Association

July 23rd, 2013 by Drew YoungeDyke.

We’re happy to share the news that MUCC affiliate Livingston County Wildlife & Conservation Club is now also the only Great Lakes-region International Game Fish Association affiliate, too! From their release:  The Livingston County Wildlife & Conservation Club (LCWCC) is pleased to announce our new affiliation with the International Game Fish Association (IGFA). Since 1950 […]

Livingston County Wildlife & Conservation Club Officially Recognized by the International Game Fish Association

July 18, 2013 Conservation Insider: Michigan Wolf Hunt Approved (again)

July 18th, 2013 by Amy Trotter.

In this MUCC Conservation Insider, we give you the scoop on round two of the wolf season vote and round two of the anti’s new push to mislead voters. Not to mention forest management, Trust Fund, an update on the progress on the Boardman River dam removal and MORE! Click here to read all about […]

July 18, 2013 Conservation Insider: Michigan Wolf Hunt Approved (again)

MUCC’s Board of Directors Election Results

July 17th, 2013 by Amy Trotter.

Each year at MUCC’s Annual Convention in June, elections are held for the top spots on the MUCC Board of Directors. Additional spots on the Board are filled through elections at the MUCC District level. 2013-2014 MUCC Board of Directors Dawn Levey, President Bob Borchak, Statewide Vice President George Lindquist, Statewide Vice President Jack VanRhee, […]

MUCC’s Board of Directors Election Results

Deer Hunting: APRs Proposed for the Rest of Lower Michigan

July 16th, 2013 by Amy Trotter.

Antler point restrictions (APRs) are a means by which harvest of young bucks can be reduced by requiring hunters to only harvest deer with a minimum number of antler points. MUCC supports the voluntary implementation of APRs on private land, but we have no position for or against mandatory APRs in a region. When these […]

Deer Hunting: APRs Proposed for the Rest of Lower Michigan

Rep. Bruce Rendon to Host Town Hall Discussing Trust Fund

July 16th, 2013 by kwood.

State Representative Bruce Rendon (R – Lake City) will host a town hall meeting to discuss the Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund and other natural resources issues on July 22nd. The meeting will start at 5:30 at Gerrish Township Hall – 2997 E. Higgins Lake Dr. in Roscommon. Representative Rendon’s special guest for the meeting […]

Rep. Bruce Rendon to Host Town Hall Discussing Trust Fund

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