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
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
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 26, 2013 Contact: Drew YoungeDyke, CPWM Secretary | 517.346.6486 | email@example.com Petition Drive Launching for Scientific Fish and Wildlife Conservation Act Initiated law would protect NRC ability to name game species and issue fisheries orders LANSING—The Michigan Board of Canvassers will be asked to approve the form of a petition for […]Petition Drive Launched to Protect Scientific Wildlife Management
House Bill 4668 is the bill that implements the license fee proposal, which simplifies the license system and is projected to raise approximately $19 million for fish and wildlife habitat work, fish stocking, more conservation officers and a more efficient license sales system. MUCC supports the license fee changes because our members have approved multiple […]License Fee Bill Passes Senate Approps, Needs Your Support!
Hunters, anglers and trappers are the original conservationists. We fund Michigan’s conservation efforts through license fees and excise taxes on sporting equipment. Governor Snyder’s proposed license package would simplify the license system and raise over $18 million per year for the habitat and enforcement work that supports our outdoor activities. As part of the Governor’s license package, the DNR […]Tell Your Senator: Support Conservation Funding!
Summary: (Identical to HB 4552 & 4553) This bill package establishes a right to hunt, fish and trap; provides free licenses to active-duty members of the military; grants the Natural Resources Commission exclusive authority to issue fisheries regulations and concurrent authority with the legislature to designate a game species. Analysis: The Scientific Wildlife Management Package accomplishes […]SB 288 & 289: Scientific Wildlife Management
For the last few weeks, you and your fellow hunters, anglers and trappers have flooded the phone lines and inboxes of your legislators, telling them you want Michigan’s wildlife to be managed using sound science and our rights to be protected by passing Senate Bills 288 and 289. Many of you even asked them in person […]You Called, They Listened: Legislature Passes SB 288 and 289!
We need your help to pass legislation protecting scientific wildlife management and the right to hunt, fish and trap from out-of-state anti-hunters. The Scientific Wildlife Management package (Senate Bills 288 & 289 and House Bills 4552 & 4553) will: Establish a right to hunt, fish and trap in state law. Allow the Natural Resources Commission to designate game species and issue […]ALERT: Protect Your Hunting Rights with SB 288 & 289!
A new hunting, fishing, and trapping license fee package is on the table, presented by Governor Rick Snyder as part of his 2014 budget. MUCC has provided background information and perspective on the approach it has taken in evaluating the current license proposal. We are very much in support of a simpler, smarter license structure […]Take Action Now to Invest in the Outdoors
The Michigan Department of Natural Resources will host a series of public meetings in March to provide information to the public and answer questions regarding wolf management and the possibility of a future Michigan wolf hunting season. You know that the anti’s will be there in full force (probably hearing the truth for the first […]Public Meetings on Michigan Wolf Management
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