Posts Tagged ‘Conservation’

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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December Natural Resources Commission Meeting Preview

Amendment to exempt Beaver Island from baiting and feeding ban up for information December’s Natural Resource Commission (NRC) meeting will be held on Dec. 13th at Lansing Community College Auditorium-West Campus. The LCC auditorium is located at 5708 Cornerstone Drive Lansing, MI 48917. If you are unable to attend this month’s meeting, join us online…

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National Wildlife Federation Board Visits Camp

Last week MUCC had the opportunity to highlight its education programs on a national scale.  The venue was the Cedar Lake Outdoor Center (MOOD Camp) and the audience was National Wildlife Federation Board of Directors and Executive staff. The NWF Board was in Ann Arbor for one of its annual meetings.  Board members had flown…

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Michigan State Ducks Unlimited Range Day

Many of you probably spent the bow season opener 20′ up in the air or well concealed in a ground blind waiting for a nice deer to come through. Outreach Specialist Hunter Salisbury and I were at the Rose Lake shooting range working with a group of Michigan State Students.  This group of students was…

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Tips for Hunting with your kids

One of the goals of MUCC is to protect the heritage of Michigan sportsmen and women in our state.  The best way to protect our hunting, fishing and trapping heritage is to pass it on.  The youth are our future and there are many demands pulling them in directions that are far away from the…

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