MUCC’s OTG Gearing Up for a Busy Summer and Fall Habitat Improvement Event Season

Volunteer for wildlife with MUCC’s award-winning On the Ground (OTG) wildlife habitat improvement program. Founded in 2013, more than 3,200 Michiganders have volunteered for the wildlife and lands they love at habitat projects hosted across the state. A free lunch and OTG volunteer appreciation gift are given to every registered volunteer.  In late summer and…

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Volunteer at the Clinton River Clean-Up this August

Join MUCC’s On the Ground (OTG) program on Saturday, August 7, 2021, as we partner with Metro-West Steelheaders and the Clinton River Watershed Council to improve the Clinton River in and around Yates Park in Rochester Hills. This is our second event of the year at this location, and volunteers are needed to help remove…

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On the Ground: 2021 Habitat Events Update

While there are currently no On the Ground (OTG) wildlife habitat improvement events scheduled for the early summer months, we are beginning to schedule our late summer and fall events. Such events will include grassland habitat restoration, native tree and shrub plantings, hunter access trail improvements and a river clean-up. These events are scheduled to…

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Enjoy Michigan’s “Three Free” Weekend June 12-13

On Saturday, June 12 and Sunday, June 13, Michigan residents and out-of-state visitors get a free pass to experience Michigan’s fishing opportunities, ORV trails, state parks and state-managed boating access sites. This means that on June 12 and June 13, you do not need a fishing license, ORV license, trail permit or recreation passport. However,…

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On the Ground Junior: Eaton RESA at Lake Interstate SGA

On Wednesday, May 12, a group of 24 students from Eaton Regional Education Service Agency (RESA) volunteered for wildlife at Lake Interstate State Game Area with Michigan United Conservation Clubs’ (MUCC) On the Ground Junior (OTG Jr.) program. The students were tasked with a variety of wildlife habitat improvement and user-access improvement projects throughout the…

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DNR Wildlife Habitat Grant Applications Due June 4

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR) opened its Wildlife Habitat Grant Program on April 19 and is accepting applications through June 4. This program was started in 2013 and gives grant recipients the opportunity to partner with the DNR Wildlife Division to improve or enhance wildlife habitat. These grants can be awarded to local,…

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