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Anti-Hunting Petition Approved Despite Misleading Language

July 16th, 2013 by Drew YoungeDyke.

During their first referendum this year, Keep Michigan Wolves Protected misled people asked to sign their anti-hunting petition by telling them things that weren’t true about the upcoming wolf hunt. This time around, they’re misleading people right on the anti-hunting petition itself. On July 12, the Board of Canvassers approved the form of the petitions […]

Anti-Hunting Petition Approved Despite Misleading Language

Boardman River Dam-Removal Project Moving Forward

July 16th, 2013 by Amy Trotter.

MUCC supports the removal of Sabin, Boardman, and Brown Bridge Dams by the DNR as planned and the return of the Boardman River to a free-flowing condition, via a policy resolution from MUCC’s 2011 Annual Convention.  Story and pictures from the Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR) series, “Showcasing the DNR“. Like many rivers across […]

Boardman River Dam-Removal Project Moving Forward

Law Revisions Improve Tax Breaks for Forest Management

July 15th, 2013 by Amy Trotter.

On its face, the Qualified Forest Program (QFP) tax exemption makes sense. It allows the owner of forested property between 20 and 640 contiguous acres to receive a tax break for managing the forest. Enrolled property owners are exempt from tax levied by a local school district for school operating purposes (typically up to 18 […]

Law Revisions Improve Tax Breaks for Forest Management

MUCC Statement on NRC Wolf Designation and Hunting Season

July 11th, 2013 by Amy Trotter.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 11, 2013 Contact: Tony Hansen, Michigan United Conservation Clubs, (269) 420-9510 thansen@mucc.org MUCC Statement on NRC Action Regarding Wolf Management LANSING—Today the Michigan Natural Resources Commission re-designated wolves and all other existing game species under its authorization to do so under Public Act 21 of 2013, signed by Gov. Snyder on May […]

MUCC Statement on NRC Wolf Designation and Hunting Season

Using Ground Blinds on Michigan’s Public Hunting Lands

July 10th, 2013 by Amy Trotter.

Under current regulations, ground blinds for deer hunting purposes cannot be placed on public land prior to November 5 of each year. However, raised platforms or scaffolds, often called tree stands, can be placed on public lands as early as September 1. In order to ensure more consistent dates and opportunities in the placement of […]

Using Ground Blinds on Michigan’s Public Hunting Lands

July 3, 2013 Conservation Insider: Anti’s Launch New Referendum

July 3rd, 2013 by Amy Trotter.

The Anti’s launch a new referendum on scientific management, the license restructuring bill on hold for the summer, and read all about our 2013 Annual Convention in the July 3, 2013 edition of the Conservation Insider. Click here!

July 3, 2013 Conservation Insider: Anti’s Launch New Referendum

Hunting/Fishing License Fee Bill On Hold Due to Medicaid Debate

July 3rd, 2013 by kwood.

Many times in politics, an issue you are working on can be sidetracked on a moment’s notice by another unrelated issue. In 2012, the bill to designate the wolf a game species was cruising along until it fell victim for a short while to the Right to Work debate. Now, in 2013, the hunting and […]

Hunting/Fishing License Fee Bill On Hold Due to Medicaid Debate

MUCC Statement on Anti-Hunting Initiative Regarding Wolf Management

July 2nd, 2013 by Amy Trotter.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Tony Hansen, Michigan United Conservation Clubs, (269) 420-9510 thansen@mucc.org Out-of-State Animal Rights Extremists At It Again Washington-based Group Attempting To Override Michigan’s Democratic Process LANSING – As expected, non-resident animal rights activists have announced their intent to challenge the authority of Michigan’s voters and legislators. Keep Michigan Wolves Protected, a front organization […]

MUCC Statement on Anti-Hunting Initiative Regarding Wolf Management

Deer Hunting: Let’s Talk About Shooting Does

July 1st, 2013 by Amy Trotter.

The Natural Resources Commission is poised to approve the antlerless deer license quotas at their next meeting on July 11 in Lansing. This year, you will see some significant changes as will be explained below. These changes are detailed in the memo on the DNR’s website, this blog attempts to just hit the highlights. Michigan […]

Deer Hunting: Let’s Talk About Shooting Does

Conservationist Bud Slingerlend Passes Away at 98

July 1st, 2013 by Drew YoungeDyke.

by Paul and Carol Rose It is with sadness that we let you all know that Bud Slingerlend passed away on Saturday, June 29.  As is so often the case when one achieves the age of 98, his system began to shut down and he died peacefully in his sleep. A service in his memory […]

Conservationist Bud Slingerlend Passes Away at 98

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