April 2024 NRC Recap

April 2024 NRC Recap

Commissioners adopted elk regulations and waterfowl season dates and regulations at the April Natural Resources Commission (NRC) meeting.   There were no substantial changes to elk or waterfowl hunting regulations in Michigan, and both season structures stayed in line with the 2023 structure.   The commissioners had one order up for information. Wildlife Conservation Order #4…

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NRC Approves Bear Hunting Rules, Considers Falconry Regulations

MUCC led commercial guiding legislation passes

The Michigan Natural Resources Commission (NRC) approved 2021 bear hunting regulations when it met Thursday.  These rules and regulations are very similar to those in place in the 2020 seasons, with a few key changes, including the elimination of rules allowing for the placement of bear bait barrels on public lands. Bear hunting regulations and…

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NRC to Consider Bear Hunting Rules, Falconry Regulations

The Michigan Natural Resources Commission (NRC) will vote on 2021 bear hunting regulations and quotas when it meets Thursday.  These proposed rules and regulations are similar to those in place in the 2020 seasons, with a few key changes, including a possible elimination of rules allowing for the placement of bear bait barrels on public…

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On the Ground: Falconry in Improved Habitat Areas

At the latest On the Ground event in the Gratiot-Saginaw State Game Area, volunteers Christopher Martello and Kelly Haughn helped to build brush piles for rabbitat in the area. They also brought along their juvenile Red-tailed Hawk, Vesper, and Small Munsterlander, Kita, to hunt a few areas where brush piles have been previously built by…

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