Save The Date

Volunteers are the backbone of MUCC’s OTG program. Without people willing to give their time to statewide conservation initiatives the program wouldn’t exist. We cannot thank everyone enough for their dedication to wildlife, MUCC, and the OTG program. Fall is coming soon; the changing leaves are coupled with more OTG events. Keep reading to learn…

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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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Maple Syrup Season

March is maple syrup season in Michigan. It may surprise you to know you can make maple syrup from the trees in your backyard. The process may be a little time-consuming, but it is well worth the effort.    Materials Needed:  Drill with a 7/16-inch diameter drill bit Spout  Sap collection container Storage containers, such…

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Ultimate Sport Show Grand Rapids. March 10-13

With hints of spring in the air, cabin fever can really have a hold on you. However, there is something to do on the west side of the state this weekend that will get you off the couch. The Ultimate Sports Show Grand Rapids is a four-day event held at Devos Place in Downtown Grand…

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Track Chairs

This Saturday, March 5, MUCC will be at the Kleekamp Tract of the Gladwin SGA in Clare County. Our group of volunteers will be clearing shooting lanes and access areas for hunting blinds, graciously donated by Michigan Operation Freedom Outdoors (MiOFO). One of the many restrictions for people with disabilities is being able to experience…

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New Huron Pines AmeriCorps Member Begins Service

Hello! My name is Madison Paulk, and I am pleased to be MUCC’s new Huron Pines AmeriCorps Engagement Specialist. Recently I moved from Albuquerque, New Mexico to Michigan. Even though I am not a native Michigander, I am very excited to help ignite people’s interest in the wild areas of the state. I grew up…

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Ultimate Fishing Show Detroit January 6-9

With the cold temperatures, it can be easy to want to huddle inside and wish for warm summer days again.  However, if you are one of the brave souls who enjoy fishing on the hard water, or chasing steelhead on a semi-frozen river, there is a weekend event coming up you may be interested in. …

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State Game Area Highlight: Petersburg SGA

Located less than twenty minutes from the Ohio border and hardly an hour from the heart of Detroit, the 616-acre Petersburg State Game Area in Monroe County is a favorite location of many outdoor enthusiasts in Southeast Michigan. Known for quality small game and upland game bird hunting opportunities, this state game area is also…

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Michigan Out-of-Doors Completes Successful Youth Pheasant Hunt

On Saturday the 28th, 15 youth hunters assembled on a stormy morning in Marion, MI at Tails a Waggin.  The group and their parents had traveled from all over the state to participate in a pheasant hunting opportunity.  With a mix of ages ranging from 12-17, both boys and girls began rolling into registration by…

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