April NRC Recap: Elk Season Dates Set

At the April Natural Resources Commission (NRC) meeting, commissioners passed a single Wildlife Conservation Order related to elk. The order, passed unanimously, sets elk season dates for the 2022, 2023 season and removes language allowing the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) to hold a January hunt. Michigan United Conservation Clubs (MUCC) has no position on…

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On the Ground: Volunteers Improve Small Game Habitat at Gourdneck SGA

Last Saturday, March 26, 2022, a group of 15 volunteers joined MUCC’s On the Ground program (OTG) and Kalamazoo Conservation District in a day of assembling brush piles to enhance wildlife habitat in Gourdneck State Game Area (SGA). Brush piles, also known as “rabbitat” (rabbit habitat), provide a variety of wildlife with shelter, nesting and denning…

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MUCC applauds bipartisan funding for Michigan parks

On Thursday, the Michigan Senate passed a bipartisan, multi-billion dollar appropriations agreement on infrastructure, including a historic one-time expenditure in Michigan’s State and local parks. The supplemental package included $450 million in federal coronavirus relief funds to support state and local parks across Michigan: $200 million will be appropriated to local parks and recreation projects;…

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Volunteer with OTG this Earth Day

Join MUCC’s On the Ground program and the Eaton County Conservation District on Friday, April 22, 2022, as we work to enhance wildlife habitat at the Potterville State Game Area. Volunteers will assist with planting approximately 200 native fruit-bearing shrubs that will provide cover, nesting habitat, and a food source for a variety of species.…

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Volunteer with OTG at the Clinton River Clean-Up

Register HERE. Join MUCC’s On the Ground program, the Metro-West Steelheaders, and the Clinton River Watershed Council in an effort to improve and enhance the quality of fish and wildlife habitat by removing and properly disposing of trash in and around the Clinton River at River Bends Park. Volunteers will assist with picking up trash…

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