I have been serving with Michigan United Conservation Clubs (MUCC) since February 3rd of this year, and it has been a wonderful experience. I have gotten to explore many parts of Michigan that I had never seen before. From the Shiawassee River State Game Area to Sault Ste. Marie, I have gotten to be in…

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Volunteering with the OTW program is a rewarding and fun way to give back to your natural resources while taking care of the watershed you enjoy. Our projects are hosted all across Michigan, and we have hosted volunteer events from the Upper Peninsula to the suburbs of Detroit. The OTW program gives individuals the opportunity…

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On Saturday, October 3rd, the On The Water(OTW) program is partnering with the City of Charlotte and the Eaton Conservation District for the 17th annual Charlotte Conservation Day! This year’s event will be a great opportunity for folks to get outside to volunteer and learn about a variety of conservation issues in the City of…

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Our Manistee River Cleanup is quickly approaching! On Saturday, September 12 MUCC’s On the Water(OTW) Program is partnering with the Little River Band of Ottawa Indians for a Manistee River Cleanup. Volunteers will gather at the Suicide Bend parking lot at 9:00 am and then be separated into groups to gather and remove garbage from…

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MUCC’s On the Water (OTW) hosted a successful cleanup of the Red Cedar River this past Saturday at McCormick Park in Williamston. OTW partnered with the Ingham Conservation District, Friends of the Red Cedar and River Town Adventures to bring a total of 27 volunteers out to remove trash from the river. The volunteers split…

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On Saturday, August 29th, MUCC’s On the Water(OTW) Program is partnering with the Ingham Conservation District, The Friends of the Red Cedar, and Rivertown Adventures for a Red Cedar River Cleanup! Volunteers will gather at McCormick Park in Williamston at 9:00 and then be separated into a few groups to gather garbage from the river.…

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MUCC’s On The Water(OTW) Program was out this past Saturday for its third straight weekend in the field. The mission of the day was to remove the invasive species Spotted Knapweed (Centaurea stoebe) from sensitive areas on the Kitchel-Lindquist-Hartger(KLH) Dunes Preserve. We began at 9:00, as our determined team of four set out for a…

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MUCC’s On the Water program has been making an impact throughout the state of Michigan this July! On July 11th OTW kicked off its field season with a trash pick up at Bay City State Park to help improve Saginaw Bay. And it was a great success! With over 35 volunteers and about 350 pounds…

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On The Water  (OTW) has partnered with the Kitchel-Lindquist-Hartger (KLH) Dunes Preserve for a volunteer invasive species pull! Founded in 1971, the KLH Dunes Preserve consists of 115 acres of a freshwater dunes ecosystem, and it is managed with the mission of “site restoration, stewardship, land protection, and education”. On Saturday, July 25th, volunteers will…

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