Policy

August NRC meeting comprised of fisheries orders, MUCC convention update

Multiple fisheries orders were brought before the Natural Resource Commission (NRC) at August’s meeting. The meeting took place on August 8 at the MSU Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory. Every NRC meeting is streamed live through MUCC’s Facebook page. If you missed this month’s meeting, feel free to watch it here.  To start the day, the Michigan State…

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Information items comprise the majority of this month’s NRC meeting

Spawning closures and sturgeon regulations are among many items up for information at this month’s Natural Resources Commission (NRC) The meeting will take place on August 8th at the MSU Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory at 4125 Beaumont Rd., Lansing, MI 48910. If you are unable to attend but would like to watch, check out the MUCC Facebook page!…

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Show Your Organization’s Support for the Recovering America’s Wildlife Act

The Recovering America’s Wildlife Act was reintroduced by U.S. Representative Dingell (D-MI, 12th District) and U.S. Representative Fortenberry (R-NE, 1st District) as H.R. 3742 on July 12, 2019.  We need all of our affiliate clubs and partners to show their support for this critical legislation. A special thank you to the following Michigan U.S. Representatives…

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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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MUCC passes 16 resolutions at 2019 convention, recognizes prominent conservationists

About 150 sportsmen, women and conservationists came together over the weekend to debate conservation issues facing the state and its wildlife at Michigan United Conservation Clubs’ (MUCC) Annual Convention. MUCC’s 82nd Annual Convention kicked off with an On the Ground project in the Backus Creek State Game Area and culminated on Saturday afternoon with the organization’s grassroots…

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MUCC’s Annual Convention: From a Newcomer’s Perspective

One of the first things I learned when starting my service term at MUCC was that I was not going to get my birthday off this year, MUCC’s 82nd Annual Convention fell on June 21-23, 2019.  Then came my question, what happens at the convention? I was given the Policy Resolution booklet from 2018 and…

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2019 MUCC Annual Convention Policy Resolutions Summary

Passed Resolutions #1: YOUTH CLAY TARGET RESOLUTION Submitted by: Mark Hergenreder, Chelsea Rod and Gun Club MUCC will endorse and promote the participation of students in the Michigan High School Clay Target League and will encourage all high schools in Michigan to commit to permitting a high school club to be formed in their district.…

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Chronic wasting disease regulations simmer for another month

At the June Natural Resources Commission (NRC) meeting, chronic wasting disease regulations are up for information, with antlerless deer license quotas in the Upper Peninsula up for action. The meeting will take place at the Detroit Zoological Society at Ford Education Center Theater, 8450 West Ten Mile Road, Royal Oak, MI 48067. If you are…

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