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Why Michigan Clubs Should ‘Defend the Hunt’

October 8th, 2013 by Drew YoungeDyke.

Two of the most pressing issues facing Michigan’s conservation clubs today are membership and fundraising. While there’s no magic bullet for either, participation in the Defend the Hunt program can promote both. Defend the Hunt is the joint program organized by the Michigan Trappers and Predator Callers Association and Michigan United Conservation Clubs to raise […]

Why Michigan Clubs Should ‘Defend the Hunt’

October 4, 2013 Conservation Insider: Public Education Fund for Preserving Our Outdoor Heritag

October 4th, 2013 by Amy Trotter.

The most recent Conservation Insider is now available online. In this issue, we discuss the proposed Public Education Fund for preserving our outdoor heritage (also called the Colorado Model), financial transparency in the DNR, the new program Defend the Hunt and smattering of other conservation news stories. Click here to read all about it!

October 4, 2013 Conservation Insider: Public Education Fund for Preserving Our Outdoor Heritag

Defend the Hunt by Donating Your Deer Hide

October 3rd, 2013 by Drew YoungeDyke.

LANSING—A new program called “Defend the Hunt” is asking Michigan deer hunters to donate their hides this year to protect hunting rights. The program, coordinated by Michigan United Conservation Clubs and the Michigan Trappers and Predator Callers Association, will use the proceeds from the sale of the hides at fur sales to donate to the […]

Defend the Hunt by Donating Your Deer Hide

Belle Isle Deal Is a Win-Win for Detroit and State

October 3rd, 2013 by Amy Trotter.

This week, the City of Detroit’s Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr and Michigan Governor Rick Snyder announced that a lease agreement has been reached over the management of Belle Isle. At MUCC’s Annual Convention this summer, our members indicated via a resolution by Mike Doyle that we support the State of Michigan assisting financially in the […]

Belle Isle Deal Is a Win-Win for Detroit and State

DNR Proposes Administrative Rule Changes to Commercial Forest Land

October 1st, 2013 by Amy Trotter.

Due to recent statutory changes to the Commercial Forest Act (CFA), the Michigan Department of Natural Resources is once again taking a look at the administrative rules promulgated under this act and asking for public input. This was last attempted in 2010, but in early 2011, the legislature began working on amendments to the Commercial […]

DNR Proposes Administrative Rule Changes to Commercial Forest Land

MUCC Commits to Ensuring Transparency on DNR License Expenditures

October 1st, 2013 by Drew YoungeDyke.

by Erin McDonough, MUCC Executive Director What’s more important than a single victory?  Follow through on your commitments so you can win over and over again.  Part 1 of a continuing series. MUCC committed to our members that we would track the expenditure of the new license fee dollars to make sure they are being […]

MUCC Commits to Ensuring Transparency on DNR License Expenditures

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