The presence of Epizootic hemorrhagic disease (EHD) was confirmed in a white-tailed deer in Eastern Muskegon County just after Labor Day. The disease is caused by a virus that is transmitted by an infected biting fly or midge. EHD is characterized by a sudden onset, where deer can suffer extensive internal bleeding, loss of appetite […]DNR Announces EHD Has Been Found in Muskegon County
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From a DNR press release yesterday, please take note as this may impact your upcoming Liberty/Youth Hunt with your child as well as veteran hunters with disabilities! Sept. 18, 2013 Contact: Brent Rudolph, 517-641-4903 or Ed Golder, 517-335-3014 After a critical review of the Wildlife Conservation Order, the Department of Natural Resources has determined that […]Antler Point Restriction Updates for Sept. 21-22 Deer Hunters
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Amy Trotter, Michigan United Conservation Clubs, (517) 331-1909 or firstname.lastname@example.org MUCC and 21 Other Conservation Groups Join Governor at License Bill Signing LANSING—Today Governor Rick Snyder signed into law House Bill 4668, a bill which would implement a fairly substantial overhaul of the state’s hunting, fishing and trapping license system. He […]RELEASE: Gov. Snyder Approves License Restructuring To Enhance Michigan’s Natural Resources
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Amy Trotter, Michigan United Conservation Clubs, (517) 346-6484 or email@example.com MUCC Applauds Steps to Overhaul License System and Invest in Fisheries and Wildlife Management House approves hunting, fishing and trapping license restructuring, which now heads to the Governor’s desk As the last piece of the natural resource budget puzzle for Fiscal […]MUCC Applauds Steps to Overhaul License System and Invest in Fisheries and Wildlife Management
Under the new authority granted to the Natural Resource Commission through Public Act 21 of 2013 (SB 288) to oversee fisheries regulations, the NRC is poised to approve amendments on September 12 to Fisheries Order 226.14, which outlines Hook and Line Restrictions during Walleye Spawning Runs. The order contains gear restrictions established to protect spawning […]New Hook and Line Restrictions for Clinton River Spillway
In MUCC’s September Conservation Insider, we share our most recent interview with Governor Rick Snyder following a Great Lakes fishing trip. In addition, more updates on volunteer habitat work on state lands and we clarify the what the Mentored Youth License deer tags can be used for. This and more right here!September 9, 2013 Conservation Insider: MUCC, Affiliates Go Fishing with Gov. Snyder
In April of this year, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) accredited Iosco County as bovine tuberculosis (bTB) free based on the absence of the disease in Iosco County cattle. bTB is a chronic bacterial disease in cattle and can affect other mammals, such as whitetail deer. The disease can be transmitted by the […]Reinstating Baiting in Iosco County
Sixteen-year old Noah Graham was attacked by a wolf at a Minnesota campground in late August while preparing to sleep during a church group campout. The 75-pound gray wolf snuck up silently behind him and clamped its jaws down on his head. After he pried its jaws open and was luckily able to free himself, […]Wolf Attack in Minnesota: Could Michigan Be Next?
Every August, lawmakers escape Washington, D.C. to return home to visit with constituents. The month-long recess is an opportunity to schedule a meeting with members of Congress and their staffs to discuss important issues affecting sportsmen, including fish and wildlife habitat. Call your legislator’s local office now to set up a meeting while he or […]Federal Conservation Funding at Risk, Take Action Now (Deadline extended!)
The Michigan Mentored Youth License, first available in 2012, is intended to be a one-stop-shop for youth under age 10 for all of their hunting, fishing and trapping needs. For just $7.50, a mentored youth gets a package license to hunt small game, including waterfowl, turkey (spring and fall tags), and deer (two tags still […]Michigan Mentored Youth License a One Stop Shop for Deer Hunting
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