Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette issued a formal Attorney General Opinion today that the Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund could not be used for dredging projects, which are considered maintenance. The Michigan Constitution states that the Natural Resources Trust Fund can only be used for acquisition and development of public outdoor recreation lands, but does […]Release: MUCC Thanks AG for Opinion Protecting Natural Resources Trust Fund
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 10, 2013 Contact: Tony Hansen, MUCC 269-420-9510 email@example.com MUCC Statement on Scientific Wildlife Management Package LANSING –Michigan United Conservation Clubs commends the introduction of the 2013 Scientific Wildlife Management Package in the Michigan Senate. Introduced by Senator Tom Casperson of Escanaba, the 2013 Scientific Wildlife Management Package includes a number […]MUCC STATEMENT: Senate’s Scientific Wildlife Management Package Is Needed
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 26, 2013 Contact: Tony Hansen, Chief Information Officer; firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com 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
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