Henry Big Boy Rifle Sweepstakes

Don’t miss out on the chance to win a custom engraved 85th Anniversary Henry Big Boy rifle. This .44 mag is 1 of 5 and can be yours by joining MUCC today. Custom engraved with the MUCC 85th Anniversary logo, you can have a piece of history by joining Michigan’s Conservation movement. As the nation’s…

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January NRC Preview

There are no new commission orders on the agenda at the January Natural Resource Commission (NRC) meeting. The first meeting of 2023 will be held next Thursday, January 12 at Lansing Community College at 9 am. No action items are in front of the commissioners this month.    Acting Department of Natural Resources Director Shannon…

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Thank You MUCC

Farewell! As MUCC’s AmeriCorps member, I am completing my term this week. I worked closely with the On the Ground program but also assisted with outreach events and education. It has been an amazing experience full of wonderful opportunities and people. The OTG program hosted many volunteer events during my term. Each event was a…

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Michigan Youth Hunter Regulations

The opening day of firearm deer season is tomorrow! For many kids around the state, it is an unofficial school holiday. If you are skipping school or pulling your kid out for a day of quality family time in the woods, here are a few reminders to keep everything legal.  In case any last-minute license…

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November NRC Recap

The finalized version of the 2022 Wolf Management Plan was presented to commissioners at the November Natural Resources Commission (NRC) meeting. The plan was modified from a previous version to include marginal improvements to language as it relates to management of wolves when they are federally delisted again. Michigan United Conservation Clubs (MUCC) Executive Director…

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MUCC Founders’ Day

November 9, 1937 is an important day in Michigan’s rich outdoor heritage and history. On that day 85 years ago, a group of 19 conservation organizations came together to create the Michigan United Conservation Clubs (MUCC).    They likely didn’t know that they had just laid the foundation for the nation’s largest and most successful…

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2023 MUCC Conservation Calendar Available Now!

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Looking back and learning from the past allows us to grow, make changes and move forward. This year marked the 85th Anniversary of the Michigan United Conservation Clubs (MUCC), and we had a lot to celebrate. Welcoming new leadership on our MUCC Executive Board, a new inductee to the Conservation Hall of Fame and an investment in…

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New Data, Funding To Fight Great Lakes Algal Blooms

MONROE, Michigan – Oct. 27, 2022 – A proposed $30 million investment in wetlands conservation aims to reduce Great Lakes algal blooms in southeast Michigan, which a newly released study shows are crippling economies and recreational opportunities. The Michigan United Conservation Clubs (MUCC) study was released Tuesday at Point Mouillee State Game Area, in conjunction…

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The Value of Mast-Producing Trees

The OTG program is no stranger to planting trees. If you have joined us for one of our tree planting projects, you may have heard the term “mast-producing trees”. Mast-producing trees are favored for some projects, bringing up the questions: What are masting trees, and what are the benefits? What is Mast-Producing Vegetation Mast-producing plants…

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