Michigan State Ducks Unlimited Range Day

Many of you probably spent the bow season opener 20′ up in the air or well concealed in a ground blind waiting for a nice deer to come through. Outreach Specialist Hunter Salisbury and I were at the Rose Lake shooting range working with a group of Michigan State Students.  This group of students was…

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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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For-Mar Bio Blitz

On the last Friday in September, MUCC was invited by For-Mar Nature Preserve and Arboretum to attend their Bio-Blitz event.  This event was a field trip day for schools in Genesee County to join scientists and learn about nature through hands-on activities. In attendance were several elementary schools as well as student groups of homeschool…

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OTG: Rabbitat at Keeler State Game Area

In appropriate fashion, volunteers celebrated the official first day of Autumn on September 22 out in the field constructing rabbitat at Keeler State Game Area.  It was a crisp, cool start to the morning as nearly twenty volunteers made their way to the meeting point for the morning. Under the direction of Nate DeVries and…

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Tips for Hunting with your kids

One of the goals of MUCC is to protect the heritage of Michigan sportsmen and women in our state.  The best way to protect our hunting, fishing and trapping heritage is to pass it on.  The youth are our future and there are many demands pulling them in directions that are far away from the…

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Michigan Works Students Get Outside

To wrap up the fiscal year 2018 for OTG Jr, we had the opportunity to do some work close to home.  We brought a group of students down to Camp from Lansing.  Outreach Specialist Hunter Salisbury and I had a chance to work with some non-traditional students who participated in OTG Jr. and an outdoor…

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OTG: Grayling State Forest and OTG Jr. at Camp

Grayling State Forest, Crabapple Tree Planting On Saturday, September 8 at 9am, volunteers gathered at the Grayling DNR field office, just west of Hartwick Pines State Park for a day of planting crabapple trees on state land.  After everyone was signed in, we broke into three groups that would work at different planting sites. The…

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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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A New Position in the Education Department. We are Hiring!

The Education Department continues to grow here at MUCC.  This growth means we have the ability to add capacity to the organization.  Through a partnership with Huron Pines, we will be adding an AmeriCorps member to our team during 2019. We are looking to hire an Engagement Specialist starting in January. If you are not, familiar…

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