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Michigan United Conservation Clubs is the largest statewide conservation organization in the nation. A fresh reminder about our history; we were founded in 1937 with a purpose to unite conservation clubs throughout the state and conserve, protect, and enhance Michigan’s natural resource and outdoor heritage. Our strength in doing so is in our membership and…

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OTG: St. Clair Twp. and Shiawassee River SGA Projects

On Saturday, January 19, 2019 volunteers braved the winter storm to build small game brush piles at St. Clair Township State Game Area. The little known area, which is only 110 acres in size, is frequently used for rabbit, deer, turkey, and coyote hunting. Outlying on the perimeter of the farmed area were Boxelder and…

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Dowagiac Hunter’s Rendezvous

Over the weekend, Camp Director Max Bass and I were invited to an event at Dowagiac Conservation Club. Dowagiac is an MUCC affiliated club and they were hosting their 22nd annual Hunter’s Rendezvous. This event is a chance for club members and the public to get together after the hunting season to reconnect and share…

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AmeriCorps, Huron Pines, and MUCC, Together in Conservation

Maybe you have or have not heard of what AmeriCorps is and what this program does for our nation, this blog aims to educate you about AmeriCorps and their partnership with Huron Pines. AmeriCorps, a US federal program, was created under President Bill Clinton, through the National and Community Service Trust Act of 1993. Since…

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In the Field: Furbearer Management

This time of year, many hunters switch gears and focus on furbearer management. This closely regulated opportunity offers many benefits to hunters and other wildlife. Michigan has 17 species that are classified under the ‘furbearer’ category. These include badger, bobcat, fisher, marten, fox (red and gray), coyote, weasels (least, ermine, and long-tailed), mink, raccoon, muskrat,…

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Huntin Time Expo

If you need a chance to get out of the house this weekend but are not ready to quite brave the bitter temperatures outside, come join the MUCC outreach team in Grand Rapids. Magazine Editor Nick Green, Camp Director Max Bass, Co-ops Coordinator Morgan Warda and I will be at the Huntin’ Time Expo. The…

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Serving for Martin Luther King Jr.

Monday, January 21st, was Martin Luther King Jr. Day, a national day of service.  As a Huron Pines AmeriCorps member, this was a great opportunity for me to serve our community. The Allen Neighborhood Center, located in Lansing, invited volunteers to come out and serve for the afternoon. The Allen Neighborhood Center is a “Place-based…

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2019 Michigan Pheasants Forever Convention

On January 12, 2019, Michigan Pheasants Forever members gathered to celebrate another year of conservation success. This event was held at the gorgeous Eagle Eye County Club in East Lansing, Michigan. The setting was right and the company didn’t disappoint. Guests were honored with the presence of Howard Vincent (PF President and CEO), Chad Bloom…

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Hiring Season

Do you have a passion for introducing youth to the natural world around them?  Do you know someone who does? If so, the Michigan Out-of-Doors Youth camp is the place to work this summer. Our camp program is looking to create an awesome team of 24 young adults that will create an amazing program for…

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MUCC Welcomes Our New Huron Pines AmeriCorps Member

Hello, my name is Autumn Christenson and I am the new Huron Pines AmeriCorps member, serving with MUCC for the next 10 months as their Engagement Specialist. This blog aims to tell you a little bit about my background and my Huron Pines AmeriCorps service here at MUCC. Although born in Indiana, I moved up…

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