The Older Campers Survived the Heat

With the camp season, crossing the midway point the programming and activities picked up this week. For our third week of campers, we were joined by our first week of older campers. This week we were home away from home for 76 campers ages 12-15. These campers traveled from all over the state to spend…

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OTG: Looking Ahead

Final call for July OTG events This Saturday, July 20 marks the end of our July OTG events. We will be in the Gladwin State Game Area improving rabbit, ruffed grouse, and small game habitat and in Brethren hosting our annual Manistee River Clean-Up with Steelhead Manifesto. Take your pick between these two great events,…

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CWD Regs Passed at July NRC

A bevy of regulations related to chronic wasting disease and white-tailed deer management were passed by the Natural Resources Commission during July’s meeting and will be implemented for the 2019 hunting season. The meeting was held at the MSU Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory in Lansing. Every NRC meeting is streamed live through MUCC’s Facebook page. If…

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Red Cedar River Clean Up

On July 13th, MUCC partnered up with MSU for our Red Cedar River Clean up event. About two miles of the Red Cedar River run through MSU’s campus, this thriving ecosystem supports many of the local wildlife in the area, along with being a subwatershed to the Upper Grand River Watershed. This two-mile section runs…

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Week Two- The Campers Return

Returning from the holiday break and launching into week two our camp staff returned excited to be back. Camp Director Bass has a relaxing week playing disc golf all over the state and others on staff used the week to recharge and visit friends and family. Week 2 hosted three of our programs for our…

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Volunteers Needed: OTG at Gladwin SGA

Are you a member of RGS, a ruffed grouse or rabbit hunter, or simply an outdoor enthusiast looking to improve habitat in Michigan? Then the On The Ground project at Gladwin State Game Area (SGA) is the event for you! On Saturday, July 20, MUCC is partnering with the RGS and DNR to improve wildlife…

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Manistee River Clean-Up

Calling all recreational users of the Manistee River, it is time to clean up your river! Join OTG for the fifth annual Manistee River Clean-Up event in partnership with Steelhead Manifesto on Saturday, July 20. This is a well-attended event where every year volunteers make an impact on the Manistee River. The Manistee River is…

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Wildlife Habitat Field Day

The Michigan Wildlife Cooperatives Program is joining forces with the Genesee Conservation District, Pheasants Forever, US Fish and Wildlife Service, USDA/NRCS, and the Michigan Agriculture Environmental Assurance Program(MAEAP) for a day in the field. This event is focused on all things wildlife habitat including grasslands, forest management, wetlands, cost-share programs and MAEAP. Partners in conservation…

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Introducing the On the Water program!

What is On The Water? On the Water (OTW) is a new program for MUCC that is structured off of our four pillars advocacy, education, communication, and habitat. It coincides with our mission statement which is to unite citizens to conserve, protect and enhance Michigan’s natural resources and outdoor heritage. The OTW program has five…

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MOOD Youth Camp charity shoot is right around the corner

On August 9, Michigan United Conservation Clubs is hosting its 2019 Michigan Out-of-Doors Youth Camp Charity Shoot at Multi-Lakes Conservation Association. The funds raised from this event will go towards the Michigan Out-of-Doors Youth Camp in Chelsea, MI. Since 1946, the MOOD Youth Camp has instilled values of conservation and natural resources stewardship in more…

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