MUCC Names 2012 Conservation Awards Honorees

Ken Kelly, Bob’s Gun and Tackle Named Outstanding Conservationists; MNRTF Inducted Into Conservation Hall of Fame FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 25, 2012 Contact:          Erin McDonough (517) 775-9500 LANSING, MI — As part  of its Annual Convention, Michigan United Conservation Clubs celebrated its 75th anniversary with a special event that featured an awards ceremony honoring…

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RELEASE: MUCC Statement on New DNR Director

MUCC Urges DNR To Continue Plans for Change Group Welcomes New Director To Position FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 25, 2012 Contact:          Erin McDonough (517) 775-9500 LANSING, MI — Today, Governor Snyder announced that Keith Creagh, former Director of the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development will become the new Director of the Department…

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NRC honors MUCC with Partners in Conservation Award

The Natural Resources Commission (NRC) presented Michigan United Conservation Clubs (MUCC) with a Partners in Conservation Award at its regular monthly meeting Thursday, June 14, in Lansing. The award honored our 75th anniversary. Department of Natural Resources Director Rodney Stokes recited a litany of contributions MUCC has made to the cause of conservation, including involvement…

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RELEASE: Final Land Cap Bill Falls Short

Last-minute amendments undo months of sound, sensible work FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 15, 2012 Contact: Kent Wood (517) 346-6462 Erin McDonough (517) 775-9500 LANSING, MI –Michigan United Conservation Clubs was disappointed to see political wrangling undo months of solid, productive work on an issue of great importance to many Michigan residents: Public land policy. Senate…

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MUCC Celebrates Approval of Mentored Youth Hunting Program

On March 1, 2011, Michigan United Conservation Clubs organized a sportsmen’s rally at the Capitol in Lansing. The primary topic of conversation was passage of the MUCC-led Hunter Heritage legislation that would create a mentored youth hunting program and eliminate Michigan’s arbitrary minimum hunting age. Exactly one year to the day after that rally, the…

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MUCC’s McDonough to Co-Chair Gov. Snyder’s Blue Ribbon Panel

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 26, 2011 Contact:          Kent Wood (231) 883-4374 Erin McDonough (517) 775-9500 LANSING, MI — Michigan United Conservation Club’s (MUCC) Executive Director Erin McDonough was tapped to co-chair a Blue Ribbon Panel on State Parks and Outdoor Recreation created by Governor Rick Snyder in an Executive Order (E.O. 10 of 2011)…

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Sportsmen Discuss Conservation Priorities with Senator Stabenow

MUCC and Frankenmuth Conservation Club hosted Senator Stabenow, NRCS Chief White FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, September 2, 2011 Contact: Kent Wood – (231) 883-4374 FRANKENMUTH, MICH — Michigan United Conservation Clubs (MUCC) and its affiliate, Frankenmuth Conservation Club hosted a discussion on Thursday featuring U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow and USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service Chief…

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