Posts Tagged ‘Conservation’

Show Your Organization’s Support for the Recovering America’s Wildlife Act

The Recovering America’s Wildlife Act was reintroduced by U.S. Representative Dingell (D-MI, 12th District) and U.S. Representative Fortenberry (R-NE, 1st District) as H.R. 3742 on July 12, 2019.  We need all of our affiliate clubs and partners to show their support for this critical legislation. A special thank you to the following Michigan U.S. Representatives…

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OTG: Looking Ahead

August and September OTG Events Saturday, August 3 – Rose Lake State Game Area Join OTG at Rose Lake State Game Area and help us remove invasive honeysuckle that is negatively impacting native vegetation and wildlife habitat quality. This directly benefits the entire ecosystem by removing an aggressive terrestrial invasive, thus enabling native vegetation to…

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MUCC Celebrates Pollinator Week at Partnership Event in Mt. Pleasant

On Tuesday, June 18, Mid Michigan College hosted a pollinator workshop and designated a half-acre plot of campus land as pollinator habitat. In partnership with the Michigan DNR, Pheasants Forever, Huron Pines AmeriCorps and the NRCS, MUCC was proud to take part in the event and celebrate pollinators. The event kicked off at 11:00 A.M.…

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Summer Range Time

Getting kids involved in shooting sports is a great way to start their hunting careers.  Small game, waterfowl, and deer are three types of hunting youngsters can become involved with. Each requires a different skill set in regards to the style of shooting. Summer is the perfect time to get a kid outside and show…

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OTG Jr: Haslett Students Make Big Impact at Rose Lake SGA

Between 98 students and 12 chaperones, Haslett schools made a big impact at Rose Lake State Game Area last week. On Thursday, May 23 and Friday, May 24, elementary students, teachers, and relatives from the Haslett school district came out to Rose Lake SGA for a day of volunteering and conservation education. The sites included…

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MUCC Welcomes New Habitat Volunteer Coordinator

Hello, My name is Makhayla LaButte, and I am excited to introduce myself as the new Habitat Volunteer Coordinator with Michigan United Conservation Clubs. Born and raised in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, I have experienced first-hand the value of Michigan’s natural resources and the challenges we face in conserving them for sustainable, multiple uses. So ingrained…

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Earth Day at Constitution Hall

With Earth Day, happening on Monday, I bet you can guess where the Education Department is.  That is right we are staffing educational booths at events all week. On Wednesday, we spent a busy day down at Constitution Hall, across from the Capitol Building in Lansing.  Each year to honor Earth Day, Michigan’s quality of…

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Ducks, Dogs, Rabbits, Families and Pheasants

One of the ways we are going to be able to reach new hunters is through partnership.  Last weekend MUCC had the opportunity to take part in an event that was a great example of how working together can make a big difference. On March 23, I helped to serve as a hunter safety instructor…

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Time to Register for Youth Pheasant Hunt

Last year I was invited to join the Southern Michigan Hunting Retriever Club as they hosted their second annual youth pheasant hunt, as a hunter safety instructor.  This year once again the club is hosting this event and with some help from some great sponsors including Whitetails Unlimited and Michigan United Conservation Clubs. The Club…

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MUCC Welcomes Our New Huron Pines AmeriCorps Member

Hello, my name is Autumn Christenson and I am the new Huron Pines AmeriCorps member, serving with MUCC for the next 10 months as their Engagement Specialist. This blog aims to tell you a little bit about my background and my Huron Pines AmeriCorps service here at MUCC. Although born in Indiana, I moved up…

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