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
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
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
by Shawn McKeon, MUCC Youth Camp Coordinator Spring is finally here in Mid-Michigan and as far as the Michigan OutofDoors Youth Camp is concerned that can only mean one thing!! It is time for the annual Volunteer Camp Clean Up event. Since we moved camp to Cedar Lake dozens of clubs and volunteers have spent […]Volunteers Needed for Youth Camp Clean Up This Weekend
Open to all clubs that are affiliated with Michigan United Conservation Clubs. WHEN: Saturday, May 11, 2013 9am – 1pm WHERE: Van Pines Nursery 14731 Baldwin St. West Olive, MI 49460 (616) 399-1620 WHAT: Hand Out: 300 plants per Club Eastern White Pine Jumbo Husky Transplants White Spruce Norway Spruce CONIFERS TRANSPLANTS: Austrian Pine $.50 […]2013 MUCC Club Tree Giveaway
by Shaun McKeon, MUCC Youth Camp Coordinator The Michigan OutofDoors Youth Camp has been in operation since the 1940s and has been a place where kids can come and learn about the outdoor world around them as well as the sports of hunting, fishing, and trapping. Over the years more than 55,000 kids have come […]SCI-Novi, Riley Foundation Sponsoring 80 to MUCC Youth Camp
On Thursday, the Michigan Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in the case of Addison Township v. Jerry Klein Barnhart, which could have far-reaching implications for Michigan shooting ranges. At issue is whether a shooting range’s business or commercial activities invalidate its protection from local zoning ordinances under Michigan’s Sport Shooting Ranges Act. Michigan United […]Shooting Range Case Before Michigan Supreme Court Thursday
This guest blog is by Tony Snyder, President of the Michigan Chapter of National Wild Turkey Federation. The NWTF and DNR are holding their annual tree-planting day, which is just the kind of on-the-ground conservation work that makes a difference. Please join them this Saturday if you can! The Michigan Chapter of National Wild Turkey […]NWTF-Michigan Hosting Annual Habitat Workday
Each year Michigan United Conservation Clubs honors individuals and groups that further its mission of “Uniting Citizens to Conserve, Protect and Defend Michigan’s Natural Resources and Outdoor Heritage.” Please take the time to help us thank those who have advanced the cause of conservation by nominating leaders in our community. 2013 Conservation Award Categories for Nomination: […]2013 Conservation Awards: Who’s Your Conservationist of the Year?
Representative Andrea LaFontaine (R – Columbus Twp.) met with hunters, anglers and trappers in her district on March 26 to discuss natural resources issues at a Sportsmen’s Town Hall hosted by Michigan United Conservation Clubs and Richmond Sportsmen’s Club. Rep. LaFontaine, who chairs the House Committee on Natural Resources, fielded questions from the public and […]Representative LaFontaine Addresses Conservation, Gun Issues at Sportsmen’s Town Hall
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