Livingston County Wildlife & Conservation Club Officially Recognized by the International Game Fish Association

We’re happy to share the news that MUCC affiliate Livingston County Wildlife & Conservation Club is now also the only Great Lakes-region International Game Fish Association affiliate, too! From their release:  The Livingston County Wildlife & Conservation Club (LCWCC) is pleased to announce our new affiliation with the International Game Fish Association (IGFA). Since 1950…

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MUCC’s Board of Directors Election Results

Each year at MUCC’s Annual Convention in June, elections are held for the top spots on the MUCC Board of Directors. Additional spots on the Board are filled through elections at the MUCC District level. 2013-2014 MUCC Board of Directors Dawn Levey, President Bob Borchak, Statewide Vice President George Lindquist, Statewide Vice President Jack VanRhee,…

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2013-2014 Michigan Furbearer Regulations Amended at NRC

For 2013-2014 hunting and trapping season, there are several changes to furbearer hunting and trapping regulations that were approved by the Natural Resources Commission (NRC) at their last meeting on June 13, 2013. These recommendations are the result of discussions with stakeholder groups and Department of Natural Resources (DNR) staff beginning in 2011 or earlier….

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Michigan Pheasant Restoration Initiative Volunteer Lauded by DNR

DNR Press Release The Department of Natural Resources today announced that David H. Ames of Ypsilanti Township was named the Michigan Pheasant Restoration Initiative Volunteer of the Year. A retired police officer, Ames has been the driving force of the pheasant cooperative concentrated around the Lake Hudson Recreation Area in Lenawee Township. He organizes cooperative…

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New Conservation Policies Adopted at MUCC Annual Convention

Michigan United Conservation Clubs held its Annual Convention this weekend, where delegates for affiliate clubs and individual members across the state gathered to decide MUCC policy, elect officers and honor leaders. MUCC is a true grassroots organization and our policy-setting process reflects that. Our members decide our policies through resolutions, and the staff’s job is…

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Four Weekends for Wildlife

This summer, Michigan United Conservation Clubs is recruiting hunters, anglers, trappers and outdoor enthusiasts to improve wildlife habitat and hunter access on Michigan public lands. Through our public-private partnership with the Michigan Department of Natural Resources – called Michigan On-the-Ground – we’re recruiting volunteers willing to put their muscles where their money is and prove…

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Get Kids in the Outdoors: Lt. Governor’s Charity Sporting Clays Shoot

Our goal of MUCC’s youth programming  is to encourage kids to enjoy Michigan’s outdoor playground and to teach them the value of conserving Michigan’s resources for the future. How can we do this? By raising funds to support the Michigan Outofdoors Youth Camp and other MUCC children’s programs. Since 1946, MUCC’s youth camp programs have…

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2013 MUCC Club Tree Giveaway

Open to all clubs that are affiliated with Michigan United Conservation Clubs. WHEN: Saturday, May 11, 2013 9am – 1pm WHERE: Van Pines Nursery 14731 Baldwin St. West Olive, MI 49460 (616) 399-1620 WHAT: Hand Out: 300 plants per Club Eastern White Pine Jumbo Husky Transplants White Spruce Norway Spruce CONIFERS TRANSPLANTS: Austrian Pine $.50…

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Shooting Range Case Before Michigan Supreme Court Thursday

On Thursday, the Michigan Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in the case of Addison Township v. Jerry Klein Barnhart, which could have far-reaching implications for Michigan shooting ranges. At issue is whether a shooting range’s business or commercial activities invalidate its protection from local zoning ordinances under Michigan’s Sport Shooting Ranges Act. Michigan United…

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