With the Youth and Liberty deer hunts in the books already, archery season will be here before you know it. While many Michigan youth went afield last weekend, there are still many others who are excited about their first opportunity to join family or friends in the woods this fall. If you know a youth…

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Although many events have been canceled, including the Michigan Out-of-Doors Youth Camp season, MUCC was extremely pleased to still be able to safely host our annual sporting clays fundraiser. On Friday, August 14, nearly 100 people joined us to make a difference at the annual Michigan Out-of-Doors (MOOD) Youth Camp Charity shoot. This shoot takes…

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For the last seven summer seasons, I have written the blog for this week with a view of Cedar Lake down at the Michigan Out-of-Doors Youth Camp. Today I am watching my dog “Cedar” try to figure out how to eat an ice cube from my “home office”. Typically this week kicks off the summer…

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Starting Monday, June 1, MUCC will be posting photos of Michigan flora and identification hints on their Instagram page to test their followers’ knowledge of Michigan plants. Every weekday for two weeks, photos of new plants will be posted alongside hints of what they may be. Followers are encouraged to put their answers or guesses…

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As MUCC and especially our camp program continue to pivot, and adjust to the hand we have been dealt, we wanted to take a moment to thank some of our partners. These partners have stepped up to lend a hand in our time of need.  With the cancelation of our summer camp programming, the MUCC…

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Dear MUCC Community, It is with a heavy heart that we have to inform you that Michigan United Conservation Clubs has decided to close the Michigan Out-of-Doors Youth Camp this summer. This decision did not come lightly and involved many sleepless nights of deliberation. Following national trends and monitoring the CDC guidelines the MUCC team…

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With warmer weather on the horizon for the weekend, its time to embrace the spring weather.  Let’s get outside with our kids and engage in some nature play. A key component of nature play is that there should not be too many guidelines or rules. According to one leading national organization, “At it’s very best,…

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We here at MUCC are dedicated to doing our best to continue to do our work for conservation as we adapt to the changes around the nation. In an attempt to continue to provide science-based education to our schools and homes around the state, we have made a change to the distribution of TRACKS Magazine.…

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