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Consumers Energy Teams up with OTG at Dansville State Game Area

OTG has partnered with Consumers Energy in the past, and we are excited to have them joining us for two more OTG projects this fiscal year.  Consumers Energy values their community by offering a chance for their employees to give back, and in this case, give back to public land and enhance wildlife habitat in…

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March Deer Habitat Workshop

On March 30, the Pierce Cedar Creek Institute hosted a Deer Habitat Workshop. The Institute is located on 742 acres in Hastings, Michigan and is described as a mix between an environmental education center and a biological research station. On a personal note, this was one of the most gorgeous settings and I look forward…

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See what our Huron Pines AmeriCorps member has been up to?

This week marks my fourth month serving here with MUCC. My service term ends this November and time is moving too fast. When I look back at all that I have down thus far, it amazes me. My expectations have been met and exceeded. I appreciate the positions diversity, just this morning I was bucking…

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Attending The Project Fish Instructor Training

Have you heard of Project Fish? Project F.I.S.H stands for, Friends Involved in Sports Fishing Heritage. Their vision statement is as follows; (http://www.projectfish.org/main_program.html) “To initiate and provide fishing education and fishing skills to interested adults and youth from Michigan’s many diverse populations. This will preserve a natural heritage that ensures the future of fishing, which…

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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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MUCC Club Map

Michigan United Conservation Clubs is the largest statewide conservation organization in the nation. A fresh reminder about our history; we were founded in 1937 with a purpose to unite conservation clubs throughout the state and conserve, protect, and enhance Michigan’s natural resource and outdoor heritage. Our strength in doing so is in our membership and…

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AmeriCorps, Huron Pines, and MUCC, Together in Conservation

Maybe you have or have not heard of what AmeriCorps is and what this program does for our nation, this blog aims to educate you about AmeriCorps and their partnership with Huron Pines. AmeriCorps, a US federal program, was created under President Bill Clinton, through the National and Community Service Trust Act of 1993. Since…

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Serving for Martin Luther King Jr.

Monday, January 21st, was Martin Luther King Jr. Day, a national day of service.  As a Huron Pines AmeriCorps member, this was a great opportunity for me to serve our community. The Allen Neighborhood Center, located in Lansing, invited volunteers to come out and serve for the afternoon. The Allen Neighborhood Center is a “Place-based…

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Being Safe in the Woods

With firearm deer season winding down and a few tragic incidents occurring this year, now is a good time to talk about safety.  Although the main firearm deer season wraps up today, there are, still several hunting seasons open where these safety tips will come into play. It important to remember a few common sense…

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