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
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
I wish every person who has ever insinuated that trapping is cruel or inhumane could take a Trapper’s Education course. They would learn the practices and methods that ethical trappers use to ensure that trapped animals are treated humanely when harvested. I wish every person interested in becoming a trapper would take the course, too, […]Trappers Ed Teaches Effective, Ethical Trapping
Livingston County Wildlife & Conservation Club Officially Recognized by the International Game Fish AssociationJuly 23rd, 2013 by Drew YoungeDyke.
We’re happy to share the news that MUCC affiliate Livingston County Wildlife & Conservation Club is now also the only Great Lakes-region International Game Fish Association affiliate, too! From their release: The Livingston County Wildlife & Conservation Club (LCWCC) is pleased to announce our new affiliation with the International Game Fish Association (IGFA). Since 1950 […]Livingston County Wildlife & Conservation Club Officially Recognized by the International Game Fish Association
Each year at MUCC’s Annual Convention in June, elections are held for the top spots on the MUCC Board of Directors. Additional spots on the Board are filled through elections at the MUCC District level. 2013-2014 MUCC Board of Directors Dawn Levey, President Bob Borchak, Statewide Vice President George Lindquist, Statewide Vice President Jack VanRhee, […]MUCC’s Board of Directors Election Results
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
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
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
For 2013-2014 hunting and trapping season, there are several changes to furbearer hunting and trapping regulations that were approved by the Natural Resources Commission (NRC) at their last meeting on June 13, 2013. These recommendations are the result of discussions with stakeholder groups and Department of Natural Resources (DNR) staff beginning in 2011 or earlier. […]2013-2014 Michigan Furbearer Regulations Amended at NRC
DNR Press Release The Department of Natural Resources today announced that David H. Ames of Ypsilanti Township was named the Michigan Pheasant Restoration Initiative Volunteer of the Year. A retired police officer, Ames has been the driving force of the pheasant cooperative concentrated around the Lake Hudson Recreation Area in Lenawee Township. He organizes cooperative […]Michigan Pheasant Restoration Initiative Volunteer Lauded by DNR
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