February NRC Recap

Bear, lake and brook trout regulations, and APRs were debated at Thursday’s Natural Resources Commission (NRC) meeting. Proposed regulations were for information only and no action was taken. The Michigan Department of Natural Resources and NRC also received criticism from stakeholders regarding their handling of brook trout regulations in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. Bear regulations The…

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Conservation Legend, Former U.S. Rep. John Dingell Jr. Passed Away Thursday

Conservationists lost a friend yesterday. And we say friend because the English language has no words to epitomize such a great human, leader and king of conservation. Former U.S. Rep John D. Dingell Jr. passed away on Thursday. His wife, U.S Rep. Debbie Dingell, confirmed his passing after 9 p.m. to press organizations. Dingell was…

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MUCC Names Amy Trotter Executive Director

Amy Trotter

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 28, 2018 Media Contact: Amy Trotter, 517-331-1909 Yesterday, Michigan United Conservation Clubs Executive Board named MUCC Deputy Director Amy Trotter the next executive director of the organization. Dan Eichinger submitted his resignation and was appointed as the new director of the Michigan Department of Natural Resources by Governor-elect Gretchen Whitmer, effective…

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December Natural Resources Commission Meeting Preview

Amendment to exempt Beaver Island from baiting and feeding ban up for information December’s Natural Resource Commission (NRC) meeting will be held on Dec. 13th at Lansing Community College Auditorium-West Campus. The LCC auditorium is located at 5708 Cornerstone Drive Lansing, MI 48917. If you are unable to attend this month’s meeting, join us online…

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For more than 4 years, MUCC has been working hard to clarify property tax laws for charitable sportsmen’s clubs.  SB 1035 has just been sent to the floor of the Michigan House of Representatives and a vote could happen at any moment.   We urgently need you to contact your state representative to ask them…

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Conservation Groups Thank Senators for Maintaining Protections to Keep Non-native Species out of U.S. Waters, Great Lakes

NATIONAL WILDLIFE FEDERATION PRESS RELEASE Coast Guard bill maintains core clean water protections, but makes it harder for states to secure more stringent protections. ANN ARBOR, MICH. (November 14, 2018)—The National Wildlife Federation and state affiliates Indiana Wildlife Federation, Michigan United Conservation Clubs, Minnesota Conservation Federation, Prairie Rivers Network, and Wisconsin Wildlife Federation today thanked…

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