July 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
July 17th, 2013 by Amy Trotter.
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
July 16th, 2013 by Amy Trotter.
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
July 10th, 2013 by Amy Trotter.
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
July 1st, 2013 by Drew YoungeDyke.
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
June 26th, 2013 by Amy Trotter.
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
June 26th, 2013 by Drew YoungeDyke.
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
June 24th, 2013 by Drew YoungeDyke.
Michigan United Conservation Clubs held its Annual Convention this weekend, where delegates for affiliate clubs and individual members across the state gathered to decide MUCC policy, elect officers and honor leaders. MUCC is a true grassroots organization and our policy-setting process reflects that. Our members decide our policies through resolutions, and the staff’s job is […]
New Conservation Policies Adopted at MUCC Annual Convention
May 30th, 2013 by Drew YoungeDyke.
This summer, Michigan United Conservation Clubs is recruiting hunters, anglers, trappers and outdoor enthusiasts to improve wildlife habitat and hunter access on Michigan public lands. Through our public-private partnership with the Michigan Department of Natural Resources – called Michigan On-the-Ground – we’re recruiting volunteers willing to put their muscles where their money is and prove […]
Four Weekends for Wildlife
May 17th, 2013 by Amy Trotter.
Our goal of MUCC’s youth programming is to encourage kids to enjoy Michigan’s outdoor playground and to teach them the value of conserving Michigan’s resources for the future. How can we do this? By raising funds to support the Michigan Outofdoors Youth Camp and other MUCC children’s programs. Since 1946, MUCC’s youth camp programs have […]
Get Kids in the Outdoors: Lt. Governor’s Charity Sporting Clays Shoot