FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 26, 2013 Contact: Tony Hansen, Chief Information Officer; email@example.com 269-420-9510 Statement from MUCC Executive Director Erin McDonough On Anti-Hunter’s Petition Collection Process “We are not surprised that the group ‘Keep Wolves Protected’ was successful at purchasing the signatures required for a ballot referendum with funds provided by the anti-hunting organization, Humane […]RELEASE: MUCC Statement on Wolf Petition
MUCC, Richmond Sportsmen’s Club hosting House Natural Resources Chair for Public Forum LANSING – Michigan United Conservation Clubs and Richmond Sportsmen’s Club will host a Sportsmen’s Town Hall featuring State Representative Andrea LaFontaine, R–Columbus Township, who chairs the House Committee on Natural Resources. The public town hall meeting will take place at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March […]RELEASE: Rep. LaFontaine to Participate in Sportsmen’s Town Hall
Every year on March 1, Michigan begins selling some hunting and fishing licenses for the new year. Interestingly enough, this is also the date back in 2011 when MUCC led a group of engaged sportsmen and women in the Camo at the Capitol rally…the same day that the first Hunter Heritage bill to create the […]MUCC Declares Today Michigan’s Hunter Heritage Day!
A new public-private partnership wants to improve fish and wildlife habitat with the help of the people most connected to the resource. Michigan On-the-Ground, a partnership between Michigan United Conservation Clubs and the Michigan Department of Natural Resources Wildlife and Fisheries Divisions, is recruiting hunters, anglers and outdoor enthusiasts to volunteer for on-the-ground habitat improvement […]Michigan On-the-Ground Seeks Volunteers for Fish, Wildlife Habitat
Michigan’s outdoors plays a vital role in Michigan’s prosperity and that was clearly evident in several of the recommendations highlighted in Michigan Governor Rick Snyder’s proposed 2014 budget. During his budget unveiling Thursday, Gov. Snyder announced recommendations that address three key areas of concern to our members: Conservation funding, fish and game law enforcement and […]RELEASE: MUCC Statement on Governor’s Proposed DNR Budget, License Changes
LANSING –The president of one of the most radical animal rights organizations in the country popped up in Lansing Tuesday to announce a coalition circulating a petition to put PA 520 of 2012 – also known as the Wolf Management Law – on the 2014 ballot as a referendum. Wayne Pacelle, President of the Humane […]RELEASE: Anti-Hunting Group Cries Wolf Over Wolf Management Law
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 10, 2013 Contact: Amy Trotter, Resource Policy Manager firstname.lastname@example.org 517.331.1909 NRC Hears Wolf Status Update Wolf Season Structure Could Be Proposed By Early Summer A presentation during the January meeting of the Michigan Natural Resources Commission outlined a process that could produce recommendations by early summer for a potential wolf season. […]RELEASE: NRC Hears Wolf Status Update
Lansing, MI — The Michigan House of Representatives passed SB 1350 on December 12, 2012 to declare wolves a game species in Michigan. The bill authorizes the Natural Resources Commission (NRC) to create a wolf hunting season and establishes an advisory board to examine wolf management options. The bill has been presented to the Governor to sign into […]RELEASE: MUCC Praises Legislature for Passing Wolf Bill
MUCC Thanks Outgoing NRC Chairman for his Commitment to Youth and Conservation FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 13, 2012 Contact: Erin McDonough (517) 775-9500 LANSING, MI — Today, Governor Snyder announced that Natural Resources Commission (NRC) Chairman Tim Nichols will be stepping down from his position and Commissioner J.R. Richardson from Ontonagon will be taking […]RELEASE: MUCC on Changes at the Natural Resources Commission
MUCC: Court Ruling is Attack on Shooting Range Rights FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, July 26, 2012 Contact: Kent Wood – (517) 346-6462 LANSING, MI — Michigan citizens have the statutory right to operate a shooting range without fear of nuisance lawsuits. That right was granted under protections established in 1989 with the passage of […]RELEASE: MUCC: Court Ruling An Attack On Shooting Range Rights
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