Action Alerts

Public Demands Public Access: Take Action for Eagle Lake

January 22nd, 2014 by Amy Trotter.

Eagle Lake, located in Cass County, is a 379 acre body of water with no public boating access site. Providing public boating access on Eagle Lake has been a priority for the angling community and the DNR for several years, however adequate land has not been available for development of such a site even though […]

Public Demands Public Access: Take Action for Eagle Lake

MUCC Gearing Up for 2014 Regional Meetings; Policy Resolutions

January 22nd, 2014 by Amy Trotter.

MUCC’s Annual Regional Meetings are coming up in February and this is your chance to help set MUCC’s policies and priorities. Get your resolutions ready! MUCC’s membership establishes the organization’s policies and priorities each year at MUCC’s Annual Convention in June through resolutions that come from MUCC members, clubs, districts, regions or board of directors. […]

MUCC Gearing Up for 2014 Regional Meetings; Policy Resolutions

Citizens Want Army Corps of Engineers to Stop Asian Carp, Now

January 22nd, 2014 by Drew YoungeDyke.

In a packed house at the Michigan League on the University of Michigan campus, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers(USACE) presented its options for trying to keep Asian carp from reaching Lake Michigan. The public response was near unanimous: separate the watersheds, and don’t take so long to do it. “The Great Lakes are in […]

Citizens Want Army Corps of Engineers to Stop Asian Carp, Now

Outdoor Life Awards DNR for Habitat Partnership with MUCC

January 17th, 2014 by Drew YoungeDyke.

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR) earned Outdoor Life magazine’s first ever Open Country award, which recognizes individuals, organizations and agencies for protecting and improving public hunting access. The DNR won the agency award for its public-private partnership with Michigan United Conservation Clubs (MUCC) in the Michigan On-the-Ground program, a statewide series of volunteer […]

Outdoor Life Awards DNR for Habitat Partnership with MUCC

Governor Continues To Move Michigan Conservation Community’s Priorities Forward

January 16th, 2014 by Amy Trotter.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Erin McDonough, Executive Director | Cell: (517) 775-9500 | emcdonough@mucc.org LANSING—Several years ago, the sportsmen and women of Michigan identified five top priorities: Habitat, Access, Recruitment & Retention, Protecting our Rights, and Invasive Species. Throughout his tenure, Governor Rick Snyder has worked with the Michigan Legislature and many other partners to […]

Governor Continues To Move Michigan Conservation Community’s Priorities Forward

Public Education Fund will Help Educate Non-Hunting Public

January 16th, 2014 by Amy Trotter.

Just before the holiday season, Governor Rick Snyder signed his name to a critical bill designed to positively impact public opinion on hunting, fishing and trapping in this state. HB 4993 (Rep. Jon Bumstead) creates a statewide council, called the Michigan Wildlife Council, that is charged with hiring a marketing firm and directing funds for […]

Public Education Fund will Help Educate Non-Hunting Public

Governor Snyder Gives 4th State of the State Address Tonight

January 16th, 2014 by Amy Trotter.

Each year in January, Michigan’s Governor outlines his or her priorities for the upcoming year in an address, called The State of the State, to a joint meeting of the Michigan House of Representatives, Michigan Senate, state department officials, and Supreme Court justices and many more special guests. Following on the heels of the State […]

Governor Snyder Gives 4th State of the State Address Tonight

Meet the New MUCC Staff

January 9th, 2014 by Amy Trotter.

As we move into 2014, we would like you to help us celebrate some exciting new staffing changes here at MUCC. Change happens.  We are always sad to see some of our excellent staff move on, but we are excited for their new opportunities and proud of the positive changes they each made to Michigan’s […]

Meet the New MUCC Staff

January 9, 2014 Conservation Insider

January 9th, 2014 by Amy Trotter.

Conservation Insider: Bucks, Wolves and Wetlands. Read all about it here!

January 9, 2014 Conservation Insider

What to expect in 2014

January 8th, 2014 by MUCC Staff.

2013 was a busy year for legislation at MUCC. We saw some great legislation passed that really strengthened and preserved Michigan’s great outdoors. While 2014 is still young and our legislators are only meeting for the first time this week, we have high expectations for the year. Below are few of the items that we […]

What to expect in 2014

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