We’re halfway there. Michigan’s outdoors community has stepped up in the past few weeks to support legislation ensuring scientific wildlife management and protecting the rights to hunt, fish and trap. You’ve made phone calls, sent e-mails, gave speeches at club meetings and even traveled to Lansing for Camo at the Capitol to tell your legislators to vote [...]Halfway There: Michigan Senate Passes SB 288 and 289!
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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
The Michigan Wolf Management Advisory Council (WMAC) will meet Wednesday, April 24 from 1 to 5 p.m. at the Little Bear Arena, located at 275 Marquette St. in St. Ignace and Michigan United Conservation Clubs (MUCC) will be represented on the Council. The Wolf Management Advisory Council (previously known as the Wolf Forum) was codified [...]Wolf Management Advisory Council to Make Recommendations to NRC
by Shaun McKeon, MUCC Youth Camp Coordinator The Michigan OutofDoors Youth Camp has been in operation since the 1940s and has been a place where kids can come and learn about the outdoor world around them as well as the sports of hunting, fishing, and trapping. Over the years more than 55,000 kids have come [...]SCI-Novi, Riley Foundation Sponsoring 80 to MUCC Youth Camp
The Scientific Wildlife Management package will fulfill the promise of 1996′s Proposal G – voted into law by over 68% of Michigan voters – to make sure we manage our wildlife using sound science. The information below describes the package in more detail and you can download this fact sheet to distribute to the hunters, [...]The Scientific Wildlife Management Package
I was a proud alumna today when (pictured R to L) Michigan Trout Unlimited (Bryan Burroughs), Michigan State University officials (Trustee Dianne Byrum), the Michigan Department of Natural Resources (Natural Resources Commissioner Tim Nichols), and MUCC (Amy Trotter and Kent Wood) and several other DNR staff, dignitaries and MSU students got to take part [...]Spartans Have a New Shot at Steelhead
So this is the line in the sand. This is where Michigan’s hunters, anglers and trappers will either stand up for their rights to hunt, fish and trap, for scientific wildlife management, and for the separation of conservation from politics, or where we will be silent and once again lose hunting rights to out-of-state anti-hunters. [...]The Line in the Sand: SB 288 and Scientific Wildlife Management
We need your help to pass legislation protecting scientific wildlife management and the right to hunt, fish and trap from out-of-state anti-hunters. The Scientific Wildlife Management package (Senate Bills 288 & 289 and House Bills 4552 & 4553) will: Establish a right to hunt, fish and trap in state law. Allow the Natural Resources Commission to designate game species and issue [...]ALERT: Protect Your Hunting Rights with SB 288 & 289!
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
On Thursday, MUCC will cover four major conservation issues in three branches of state government. The DNR will be presenting its wolf management recommendations to the NRC, the Michigan Supreme Court will hear oral arguments on the shooting range case, the Senate Committee on Natural Resources will take up legislation protecting the rights to hunt, [...]Conservation Insider: Special Edition
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