For clubs and organizations seeking raffle and millionaire party licenses from the State of Michigan, there will be a few changes on the horizon that MUCC is tracking and will be reporting to you. With Senate Bill 1077 now signed into law as Public Act 189 of 2012, MUCC clubs may see some positive changes [...]Changes for Raffle and Millionaire Party Licenses on the Horizon
MUCC 2012 ANNUAL CONVENTION June 22-23, 2011 Lansing Center, Lansing, MI 2012 PASSED RESOLUTIONS (Summaries below; full text and failed resolutions available for download here) AC060612: NIGHT COYOTE HUNTING— A resolution requesting that MUCC work with the DNR and NRC to change the Wildlife Conservation Code to include coyotes as a species that [...]MUCC’s 2012 Approved Policy Resolutions
MUCC’s membership establishes MUCC’s policies and priorities for the upcoming year at the Annual Convention. Held at the end of June, MUCC’s Annual Convention was attended this year by 99 voting delegates with more than 325 votes to represent MUCC’s 250+ affiliated clubs and 42,000 members. Many other MUCC and agency staff, members, and guests [...]MUCC’s 2012 Annual Convention Recap
Ken Kelly, Bob’s Gun and Tackle Named Outstanding Conservationists; MNRTF Inducted Into Conservation Hall of Fame FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 25, 2012 Contact: Erin McDonough (517) 775-9500 LANSING, MI — As part of its Annual Convention, Michigan United Conservation Clubs celebrated its 75th anniversary with a special event that featured an awards ceremony honoring [...]MUCC Names 2012 Conservation Awards Honorees
West Michigan Nursery, Vans Pines, is holding their annual tree sale and give-away on April 28, 2012. These special prices and are available only to MUCC affiliated clubs. Thanks to Vans Pines for sponsoring this event for many years! ANNUAL TREE GIVE AWAY AND SALE SATURDAY APRIL 28, 2012 9:00 am to 2:00 [...]Annual Tree Give Away and Sale Announced
You can thank the MUCC Affiliate Club, The Bowfishing Association of Michigan (BAM), for proactively working with the DNR, MUCC, and the Warmwater Resources Steering Committee to help simplify and clarify the new bowfishing regulations found in the new 2012 Michigan Fishing Guide. While bowfishing is not a new sport, its growing prominence here in [...]New Bowfishing Regs Take Effect Thanks to MUCC Club
Feral swine can reproduce quickly and as “nomadic rototillers” can tear up crops and native landscapes; impact wildlife directly by feeding upon ground nesting birds, fawns, and other small animals; and spread diseases like pseudorabies, brucellosis, and Bovine Tb. While we may “only” have 1,000-3,000 feral swine here in Michigan now, we have seen from [...]Why Does MUCC Care About Wild Pigs?
That’s right folks, they are asking, so we need to make sure we respond! DNR Director Rodney Stokes announced back in January that the DNR would be undergoing a department-wide strategic planning process, which will include many forms of reaching out to stakeholders and the public for their input. DNR staff are also going to [...]DNR Asks for Input for Strategic Plan
MUCC entered all clubs returning their surveys by the due date into a drawing for a $250 Cabela’s gift card. The winner was the Bellaire Conservation Club in Bellaire, Michigan. The survey was submitted by the club president, Eldon C. McPherson. We are still compiling the results of the survey and would like to receive [...]Winner of Club Survey Gift Card Drawing Announced
Three clubs were approved for affiliation by the MUCC Board of Directors at their February meeting. The Thunder Bay Walleye Club and St. Clair-Detroit River Sturgeon for Tomorrow were affiliated as 100% clubs and the Fennville Rod & Gun Club was re-affiliated in the Sustaining category. Located in Alpena, The Thunder Bay Walleye Club sponsors [...]MUCC Welcomes Three New Clubs
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