Posts by Nick Green

December Natural Resources Commission Meeting Preview

Amendment to exempt Beaver Island from baiting and feeding ban up for information December’s Natural Resource Commission (NRC) meeting will be held on Dec. 13th at Lansing Community College Auditorium-West Campus. The LCC auditorium is located at 5708 Cornerstone Drive Lansing, MI 48917. If you are unable to attend this month’s meeting, join us online…

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10-Brook Trout Bag Limit Proposed at October NRC Meeting

Today, the Natural Resources Commission (NRC) will meet at the MSU Diagnostic Center located at 4125 Beaumont Road, Lansing, MI 48910. If you are unable to attend, please join us on Facebook for the MUCC live stream starting at 1 p.m. The Policy Committee on Wildlife and Fisheries will kick the meeting off at 1:00…

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Fisheries Regulations Passed at September NRC Meeting

The Natural Resources Commission (NRC) meeting in September was held at the Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park in Ontonagon. The day started off with the Michigan State Parks Advisory Committee addressing major projects underway to repair upwards of $20 million worth of damage from storms this June and back in 2016. DNR Parks and Recreation…

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2018 Annual Convention Recap

Another Annual Convention has come and passed, and with it, we reflect back on the year behind us, the work we have done and the work that lies ahead. As a true grassroots organization, staff at MUCC would like to thank all of our members who helped participate in the process — whether that was…

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NRC Recap, Minus CWD

By Ian FitzGerald, MUCC Policy Intern This recap includes everything that MUCC felt was relevant at the NRC meeting last Thursday except for the topic of CWD. A more intensive and thorough release will include MUCC’s take on the CWD proposal and what the organization likes or would like changed. Bobcat regulations, squirrel season changes and…

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MUCC Executive Director Testified on the Effects and Mismanagement of Cormorants

Cormorant Michigan

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 11, 2018 CONTACT: MUCC Deputy Director Amy Trotter, atrotter@mucc.org MUCC Public Information Officer Nick Green, ngreen@mucc.org Click here for Eichinger’s full, written testimony MUCC Executive Director Testified on the Effects and Mismanagement of Cormorants This afternoon, Michigan United Conservation Clubs Executive Director Dan Eichinger testified in front of the House Committee…

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MUCC Executive Director Testifies at “Examining Effects of Mismanagement of Cormorants in the Great Lakes Region”

Cormorant Michigan

Testimony of Mr. Daniel Eichinger Executive Director, Michigan United Conservation Clubs U.S House of Representatives Committee on Natural Resources “Examining Effects of Mismanagement of Cormorants in the Great Lakes Region” June 11, 2018   Introduction Mr. Chairman, members of the Committee, thank you for the opportunity to provide testimony on cormorants in the Great Lakes…

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Action Alert: Ban the Sterilization of Game Species

ACTION ALERT | SUPPORT HOUSE BILL 5321 BAN STERILIZATION OF GAME SPECIES KEEP UP THE PRESSURE: CALL YOUR REPRESENTATIVE NOW TO SUPPORT HB 5321 The City of Rochester Hills has now joined on to fight the passage of House Bill 5321 — a bill that would ban the sterilization of game species in Michigan. If you are concerned…

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