March 25th, 2014 by Drew YoungeDyke.
Gaylord, MI – When anti-hunters tried to take away the right to hunt bears by attacking bear hunting methods in 1996, the Michigan conservation community banded together to defeat them by passing Proposal G, and a big part of its success was a large donation by the Michigan Bear Hunters Association (MBHA). At their annual […]
Michigan Bear Hunters Association Steps Up with $100,000 Donation to Citizens for Professional Wildlife Management
March 11th, 2014 by MUCC Staff.
For additional information contact firstname.lastname@example.org Michigan Environmental Hall of Fame Announces Inductees for 2014 The Michigan Environmental Hall of Fame has announced its inductees for 2014. They will be inducted in a ceremony, open to the public, at the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum on April 10 at 7PM. The individual inductees are Norm Spring, […]
Press Release: 2014 Michigan Environmental Hall of Fame Inductee
March 6th, 2014 by MUCC Staff.
Courtesy of Michigan DNR Rabbits and other small creatures will have some new homes at Fulton State Game Area now that a handful of volunteers – working on a Michigan-On-the-Ground program – spent a Saturday building brush piles at the Kalamazoo County site. The program, a partnership between Michigan United Conservation Clubs and the Department of Natural […]
On-the-Ground Volunteer Efforts are Making a big Difference in Habitat Improvement
February 24th, 2014 by MUCC Staff.
Press Release from Guest Writer Alan Taylor of the Nimrod Society GRAND RAPIDS, MICH. February 20, 2014 The majority of the populace in the US today has little knowledge about the role that the 47 million hunters, fishermen and trappers play in keeping our magnificent, wildlife populations healthy. Nor are they aware of sportsmen’s unrelenting […]
Victory for Wildlife & Sportsmen in Michigan
January 27th, 2014 by Drew YoungeDyke.
LANSING–The Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR) released new statistics from last season’s public wolf hunt – Michigan’s first – which showed that the majority of wolves taken by hunters were likely from problem packs. 17 of the 23 wolves taken by hunters were taken in pack territories in the Upper Peninsula with high incidents […]
Biologists Know Best, According to New Wolf Hunt Data
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
January 16th, 2014 by Amy Trotter.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Erin McDonough, Executive Director | Cell: (517) 775-9500 | email@example.com 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
December 9th, 2013 by MUCC Staff.
In early November, MLive ran a series of articles about how Michigan’s wolf hunting season came to be, capped off by an editorial, “Wolf ends don’t justify means.” Through this series of articles and the editorial MLive accused the Department of Natural Resources of misleading the public about the rationale behind the state’s first limited wolf […]
DNR Wildlife Division Chief Speaks on Wolf Hunting Season
November 13th, 2013 by Drew YoungeDyke.
LANSING— With Opening Day of firearm deer season upon us, Michigan United Conservation Clubs and the Michigan Trappers and Predator Callers Association would like to remind hunters to save their deer hides this year. Donation drop boxes for deer hides have been set up across the state and proceeds from the sale of hides will […]
Defend the Hunt Reminds Hunters to Save Their Hides
October 28th, 2013 by Drew YoungeDyke.
LANSING—Consumers Energy Foundation and Michigan United Conservation Clubs (MUCC) announced a conservation partnership today that looks to connect communities to outdoor recreation opportunities and ensures that state policies reflect the priorities of Michigan’s conservation community. “We greatly appreciate Consumers Energy Foundation’s commitment to conservation,” said Erin McDonough, executive director of Michigan United Conservation Clubs. “This […]
Consumers Energy Foundation Partners with MUCC on Conservation Initiatives