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Senate Bill 68: Bill to Allow 50″ ORVs on ATV Trails

December 17th, 2013 by Amy Trotter.

Summary:  Senate Bill 68 would change the wording to allow for an ATV with 4 or more wheels, rather than limiting vehicles on trails to 4 wheels. It would also change the definition of a “Forest Trail”, defining it as a designated path that is not a route. This would remove the definition that limited […]

Senate Bill 68: Bill to Allow 50″ ORVs on ATV Trails

House Bill 5103: Changes Proposed for the Michigan Snowmobile and Trails Advisory Council

December 17th, 2013 by Amy Trotter.

Summary:  House Bill 5103 would restructure the Michigan Snowmobile and Trails Advisory Council. The council is meant to advise the Director of the DNR and the Governor on the creation, development, operation, and maintenance of motorized and non-motorized trails in the state, including, but not limited to, snowmobile, biking, equestrian, hiking, off-road vehicle, and skiing trails. […]

House Bill 5103: Changes Proposed for the Michigan Snowmobile and Trails Advisory Council

December 12, 2013 Conservation Insider

December 12th, 2013 by Amy Trotter.

Conservation Insider: Citizens for Professional Wildlife Management kicks off with a bang! Find out about this and more here!

December 12, 2013 Conservation Insider

Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund Board Recommends New Projects for 2014

December 11th, 2013 by Amy Trotter.

From the Michigan Department of Natural Resources Press Release, 12/9/13 Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund board recommends 76 outdoor recreation development and acquisition projects totaling $27,677,800 The Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund (MNRTF) board of trustees today recommended to the Michigan Legislature that 76 recreation development projects and land acquisitions totaling $27,677,800 be funded in […]

Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund Board Recommends New Projects for 2014

Senate Phone Calls Needed in Support of HB 4993

December 11th, 2013 by Amy Trotter.

A bill that could positively impact public opinion on hunting, fishing and trapping in this state is over half of the way to being completed – but it needs the help of sportsmen and women to get across the finish line! HB 4993 (Rep. Jon Bumstead) would create a statewide council, called the Michigan Wildlife […]

Senate Phone Calls Needed in Support of HB 4993

DNR Wildlife Division Chief Speaks on Wolf Hunting Season

December 9th, 2013 by MUCC Staff.

In early November, MLive ran a series of articles about how Michigan’s wolf hunting season came to be, capped off by an editorial, “Wolf ends don’t justify means.” Through this series of articles and the editorial MLive accused the Department of Natural Resources of misleading the public about the rationale behind the state’s first limited wolf […]

DNR Wildlife Division Chief Speaks on Wolf Hunting Season

House Bill 5085: Allows Youth to Target Shoot Under Instructor Supervision

December 3rd, 2013 by Amy Trotter.

Summary:  HB 5085 would alter the requirement that an individual under the age of 18 be under the physical presence and supervision of a parent or guardian while possessing a pistol at a recognized target range for target practice or instruction in pistol safety. As an alternative to parental supervision, the bill would allow the […]

House Bill 5085: Allows Youth to Target Shoot Under Instructor Supervision

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