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Michigan Feral Swine Saga: DNR Strikes Back

August 9th, 2013 by Amy Trotter.

You may recall the hullabaloo over the DNR naming of certain swine, Russian Wild Boar, as prohibited invasive species back in 2010 under then Director Becky Humphries. That order was delayed in its effective date until October 2011 and only started being enforced in April 2012 (See Timeline of the Swine Saga from March 2012). […]

Michigan Feral Swine Saga: DNR Strikes Back

Conservation Contingent Meets with Congressman

August 7th, 2013 by Drew YoungeDyke.

Representatives from Michigan United Conservation Clubs, Ducks Unlimited and the Metro West Chapter of the Michigan Steelhead and Salmon Fisherman’s Association met with Congressman Gary Peters (D-MI) on Monday to discuss pressing conservation issues affecting the Great Lakes region, including the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, the Farm Bill and reducing phosphorus runoff into Lake Erie. […]

Conservation Contingent Meets with Congressman

Volunteers Improve Public Land Wildlife Habitat in Hillsdale County

August 6th, 2013 by Drew YoungeDyke.

When Department of Natural Resources biologist Kristen Bissell emailed us for volunteer help with a DNR project to plant food plots at Somerset State Game Area in Hillsdale County, I was intrigued. This was just the kind of on-the-ground project that the Michigan On-the-Ground program was created to do. And when the volunteers started pulling […]

Volunteers Improve Public Land Wildlife Habitat in Hillsdale County

Mentored Youth Hunting Demo Days at Public Shooting Ranges

August 5th, 2013 by Amy Trotter.

From the Michigan Department of Natural Resources, with additions from MUCC staff. Are your young hunters ready for hunting season? Do they have the right size firearm? Join the DNR for Mentored Youth Hunting Demonstration Days, where young hunters can try out a variety of firearms, archery equipment and a hunting simulator, and talk to […]

Mentored Youth Hunting Demo Days at Public Shooting Ranges

August 1, 2013 Conservation Insider: Habitat Time

August 1st, 2013 by Amy Trotter.

MUCC reports in its latest Conservation Insider that we are looking for volunteers! Everything from habitat projects to citizen advisory boards to commenting on proposed regulations, we want YOU to get involved! Click here to read all about it!

August 1, 2013 Conservation Insider: Habitat Time

MUCC Wants YOU To Join Our Team! Volunteer Positions Now Available

August 1st, 2013 by Amy Trotter.

To the outside observer, MUCC looks like a small but efficient team of paid professional staff running a statewide non-profit organization and Michigan OutofDoors Magazine. But dig deeper and you will see a vast network of grassroots volunteers in various elected and appointed positions serving on our Board of Directors and its standing committees (Wildlife, […]

MUCC Wants YOU To Join Our Team! Volunteer Positions Now Available

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