Amazing Volunteers at the Jack Pine Planting Day

The Kirtland’s Warbler is one of Michigan’s greatest success stories. In 1973 the Kirtland’s Warbler was considered an endangered species. Population numbers fell due to nest parasitism and the loss of young jack pine forests, the bird’s only breeding habitat. Due to fire suppression, the forest became unsuitable for nesting habitat. To combat the issue,…

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MUCC Call to Action! Critical Federal CWD Legislation Pending

Tell Senator Stabenow that CWD research and management is a priority for her constituents! On April 28, Sens. John Hoeven (R-ND) and Martin Heinrich (D-NM) introduced legislation to provide federal aid to states for CWD research and management. This legislation, S.4111, is nearly identical to HR 5608 which passed out of the House of Representatives…

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Male Counselors and Kitchen Staff Needed

Although it may not feel like it outside, summer is fast approaching.  As we continue to make preparations for our summer camp down at Cedar Lake, it is becoming crunch time for hiring our camp staff.  We still have several job openings with the most crucial needs being male counselors and kitchen staff. In the…

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Native Plant Gardens

Last Saturday MUCC’s OTG program planted 275 shrubs and trees at Potterville SGA. Currently, the area is being managed for wetlands. American hazelnut, buttonbush, highbush cranberry and two dogwood varieties were planted across 8 acres in the SGA. Besides bringing the area closer to its goal, the species planted are utilized by wildlife. Not only…

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Volunteers Prep Camp for Season

Last week staff and volunteers spent four days down at the Cedar Lake Outdoor Center preparing the facility for the upcoming summer season.  Each year opening and closing the property is a massive effort and we appreciate all of the help we get in both the spring and fall. The Cedar Lake Outdoor Center has…

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Free Learn & Burn Event Offered to the Public

Join our friends at the Pierce Cedar Creek Institute on June 4th for Learn & Burn! When: 1pm-5pm on Saturday, June 4, 2022 Where: Pierce Cedar Creek Institute – 701 W Cloverdale Rd, Hastings, MI 49058 RSVP on Facebook at https://fb.me/e/2kVOdkZui Drop-in to this free event between 1pm-5pm to participate in a live prescribed fire burning demonstration, as…

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