Michigan United Conservation Clubs is the largest statewide conservation organization in the nation. Founded in 1937, our mission is to unite citizens to conserve, protect and enhance Michigan's natural resources and outdoor heritage. This mission drives everything we do as an organization.

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Your membership also makes you an active participant in Michigan's conservation community. As a member of MUCC, you can propose conservation policy resolutions that form the backbone of our efforts in Lansing. By joining MUCC, you can set the direction for hunting, fishing, trapping and conservation policy for Michigan.

Help us continue to defend your rights to hunt, fish and trap in Michigan today. Your generous contribution allows us to put on our yearly summer camp for kids, restore habitat across the state, and fight anti-hunting legislation in Lansing.


Michigan pheasant release season starts October 20

2023 Pheasant Release Season Begins October 20

October 16, 2023 |

The 2023 pheasant release season begins October 20 across Michigan’s state game areas (SGA). After a limited 2022 release season due to poor timing of legislative appropriations the 2023 season is looking much more robust. There are four new release sites and triple the number of birds put on the ground compared to 2022.  MUCC…

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October NRC Recap

October NRC Recap

October 13, 2023 |

An update on the legal status of wolves in Michigan, as well the steps going forward were debuted at the October Natural Resources Commission (NRC) meeting in Escanaba Thursday. NRC Chair Tom Baird requested the update several months ago. The presentation went into detail on both the current legal status of wolves, including where it…

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Volunteers plant hundreds of native wildflower and grass plugs in an effort to restore one of Michigan’s most imperiled habitats

October 12, 2023 |

On Saturday, October 7, 2023, volunteers joined MUCC’s On the Ground program in partnership with Kent Conservation District at Cannonsburg State Game Area in Kent County to help plant native plugs in an active oak savanna restoration site. Historically, oak savannas were a dominant habitat type in the Midwestern region. Michigan has lost the majority…

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