Do you think that military members should hunt and fish for free? Do you think our hunting rights should be protected? Do you think we should do everything we can to keep Asian carp out of Michigan waters? Of course you do. But… Are you willing to spend one day over the next six weekends to prove it? […]One Day to Protect Hunting Rights
Sandwiched in between Good Friday and Easter this weekend is Saturday, and if you’re looking for something to do in southwest Michigan, what better way to spend time with your family than planting trees for wildlife at Crane Pond State Game Area? This is a great project for youth to learn how to plant spruce […]Plant some trees for wildlife this weekend with On the Ground
The Lake Erie walleye bag limit for Michigan’s waters is to remain at six fish for an individual per day. This limit is to begin May 1st. This limit mirrors the limit set for the 2013 season and is considered to be on the more liberal side. Michigan’s daily limit for walleyes on Lake Erie […]2014 Lake Erie Walleye Bag Limit for Michigan Set
The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is making it easier for Michigan seniors age 65 and older to get a price break on the hunt/fish combo license. The new senior hunt/fish combo license includes a fishing license (good for all legal species), a base hunting license and two deer licenses for $43. The change came […]New Discounts on Senior Hunt/Fish Combo License for Michigan Residents
A small but effective volunteer crew gathered north of Mio on Saturday and improved snowshoe hare, whitetail and grouse habitat across 48 acres of publicly accessible land in the Grayling State Forest. The project was part of the Outdoor Life award-winning On the Ground partnership between Michigan United Conservation Clubs and the Michigan Department of […]Volunteers Improve Public Land Hare, Whitetail Habitat on State Forest
Tom Washington, Don Inman Inducted Into Environmental Hall of Fame as Governor Signs Bill Funding Natural Resources Trust Fund ProjectsApril 11th, 2014 by Drew YoungeDyke.
It seems fitting that on the same week that Governor Snyder signed the appropriations bill funding this year’s Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund projects, two of the principle figures responsible for its existence were inducted into the Michigan Environmental Hall of Fame by the Muskegon Environmental Research & Education Society. In the mid-1970’s, Don Inman, […]Tom Washington, Don Inman Inducted Into Environmental Hall of Fame as Governor Signs Bill Funding Natural Resources Trust Fund Projects
Almost a year ago, hundreds of hunters, anglers and trappers rallied on the Capitol steps and met with their legislators in support of the rights to hunt, fish and trap and in support of conservation funding. Thanks to the recent Michigan Supreme Court ruling protecting shooting ranges, we’ve now accomplished all three priorities that we […]Camo at the Capitol: One Year Later
On March 21, 2014, the Marquette (Mich.) Circuit Court issued a ruling overturning the Michigan Department of Natural Resources’ (DNR) Invasive Species Order (ISO) declaring wild hogs invasive. In short, the judge overturned the ISO and the DNR’s Declaratory Ruling (which sought to clarify how the DNR would determine which pigs were invasive) stating that […]Michigan Feral Swine Saga Not Over
Almost a year ago, the Michigan Supreme Court heard oral arguments in a case that would decide whether or not the Sport Shooting Ranges Act, which protects shooting ranges from nuisance zoning regulations, applies to shooting ranges that have commercial activities, such as range fees or a sales counter. On April 1, the Michigan Supreme […]Shooting Ranges Protected by Michigan Supreme Court Ruling
For the second time in as many weeks the Joint Committee on Administrative Rules (JCAR) canceled a scheduled hearing on the Michigan Gaming Control Board’s (MGCB) proposed rules that would tighten regulations on millionaire parties. This morning the JCAR hearing on millionaire party rules was canceled due to a lack of votes for the proposed […]Please support SB 878: Millionaire Party Regulations
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