MUCC Commissions Five Firearms to Celebrate 85th Anniversary

In honor of MUCC’s 85th anniversary, we have commissioned a series of firearms. We will be raffling each firearm separately throughout the year. In partnership with Centershot Gun Range, we have custom-designed five Henry Big Boy .44 Mag rifles. They are customized to commemorate the 85 years MUCC has been protecting hunting, fishing and trapping…

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June NRC Recap

Commissioners instituted mandatory deer harvest reporting at their June Natural Resources Commission (NRC) meeting.  Wildlife Conservation Order #4 of 2022, which passed unanimously, sets up mandatory deer harvest reporting beginning with the 2022 whitetail deer season. The order is meant to improve the data quality and speed at which deer harvest reports can be produced,…

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On the Ground Junior: Spring Recap and How to Get Your Classroom Involved

Student volunteers were hard at work this spring planting trees, constructing pollinator gardens, removing invasive vegetation from local state game areas, and building brush piles on public land. MUCC’s On the Ground Junior (OTG Jr.) program brings grade-school students into the great outdoors where they can participate in wildlife habitat improvement projects on public land…

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Enjoyable State Game Areas

Michigan is in full bloom, everything is green, and the weather is wonderful. Summer is the perfect time to explore the outdoors. There are many ways to enjoy nature, such as bird watching, hiking, foraging, fishing and boating. The presence of protected wildlife areas gives us access to these activities and protects wilderness for years…

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Advisory council educating lawmakers through hands-on conservation experiences

Event aims to inform, engage and introduce legislators to Michigan’s conservation organizations and their missions Legislators and staffers broke clays, cast fly rods, watched trapping demonstrations and learned about conservation at the annual Afternoon Outdoors Tuesday. Hosted by the Michigan Legislative Sportsmen’s Caucus Advisory Council (MLSCAC) since 2017, the event is meant to help legislators…

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Steve Windom joins MUCC staff as development, membership director

Windom hopes his background, outlook will help MUCC grow financially, collectively Conservation means different things to different people.  Digging into what motivates members and conservationists to become involved with Michigan United Conservation Clubs will be an important task early on, said Steve Windom, the new MUCC director of development and membership. “Conservation shapes every Michander…

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Chainsaw Safety

This wonderful warm weather marks the time for yard work. For some, this is the time to break out their chainsaw. A chainsaw is a useful tool that makes easy work clearing debris/brush and felling snags. However, don’t be deceived, this tool can cause great bodily harm if used irresponsibly. Luckily there are many online…

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June NRC Preview: Cormorant Control and Deer Harvest Reporting

Mandatory deer harvest reporting is up for action as a wildlife conservation order at the June Natural Resources Commission (NRC) meeting.  The meeting is scheduled for next Thursday at 9  a.m at Lansing Community College West Campus, Rooms M119-121.  Wildlife Conservation Order #4 of 2022 would set up mandatory deer harvest reporting beginning with the…

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Volunteer with OTG on National Trails Day!

Celebrate National Trails Day on Saturday, June 4, 2022 with MUCC’s On the Ground program and the MI Department of Natural Resources! We will be improving hunter and recreationist access as well as constructing brush piles to enhance wildlife habitat at Dansville State Game Area in Ingham County on Saturday, June 4 starting at 9am.…

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