CWD Charrette Team Needs Public Input

Michigan State University Researchers, stakeholder organizations and the Michigan DNR are looking for public input on the creation of a Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) outreach and education plan. The results of nearly 18 months of work with a pandemic interruption, we are seeking interested people to join in the planning process. A charrette is a…

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Ultimate Sport Show Grand Rapids. March 10-13

With hints of spring in the air, cabin fever can really have a hold on you. However, there is something to do on the west side of the state this weekend that will get you off the couch. The Ultimate Sports Show Grand Rapids is a four-day event held at Devos Place in Downtown Grand…

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Camp Scholarships Available

As camp registration rolls on, we wanted to share two scholarship opportunities available for children to join us down at Cedar Lake this year. The Riley Wilderness Youth Camp scholarship and the Connor Shea Memorial Scholarship both provide full scholarships for one week at camp. Applications for either scholarship can be found here. Riley Scholarship Opportunity:…

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Outdoorama is this Week. Feb 24-27

It is almost that time of year again. Time for the annual staff pilgrimage to Novi for Outdoorama. Outdoorama has been going on in the Detroit area for the last several decades.  This year it is once again combined with the Lakefront and Cottage living show.  Your admission to one of these shows gives you…

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Michigan Out-of-Doors Youth Camp is Hiring!

As we announced a few weeks ago, The Michigan Out-of-Doors Youth Camp is back for the 2022 season.  We are currently registering campers for six weeks of conservation education and fun down at Cedar Lake in Chelsea.  To learn more about the programs and to sign up a child in your life for a week…

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Camp is Back

After two years of being unable to operate our traditional programs, we are excited to announce camp is back. The Michigan Out-of-Doors Youth camp will be resuming its traditional overnight week-long programming for the summer of 2022. We are looking forward to once again hosting nearly 400, 5-15-year-olds at the Cedar Lake Outdoor Center. Registration…

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Helping the Wonderful Wood Duck

This Saturday, January 29th, is the wood duck nesting box building event in Brant, MI done in coordination with Marion Springs Conservation Club, MSCC. Before the event, it will be great to understand the wood duck and why we build the boxes.  The male wood duck is a very noticeable bird. He has a green…

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New Huron Pines AmeriCorps Member Begins Service

Hello! My name is Madison Paulk, and I am pleased to be MUCC’s new Huron Pines AmeriCorps Engagement Specialist. Recently I moved from Albuquerque, New Mexico to Michigan. Even though I am not a native Michigander, I am very excited to help ignite people’s interest in the wild areas of the state. I grew up…

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Ultimate Fishing Show Detroit January 6-9

With the cold temperatures, it can be easy to want to huddle inside and wish for warm summer days again.  However, if you are one of the brave souls who enjoy fishing on the hard water, or chasing steelhead on a semi-frozen river, there is a weekend event coming up you may be interested in. …

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