Michigan Out-of-Doors Camp Transitions to Day Camp for 2021

The MUCC Education team is excited to announce our plans to reopen the Michigan Out-of-Doors Youth camp this summer. However, the summer of 2021 will look much different from past summer camp programs. We have spent the past several months deciding what we believe is the best course of action. After consulting with other camp…

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NRC Discusses Deer Regulations, Small Game Rules at May Meeting

Written by Charlie Booher, MUCC State Conservation Policy Fellow The Natural Resources Commission (NRC) weighed hunter orange requirements, doe tags and muzzleloader season changes ahead of expected action in June.  The NRC met virtually on Thursday, May 14 to consider a full agenda. The Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR) hosted the meeting, and a…

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E-NRC Meeting Rules on a Full Agenda

Written by Charlie Booher, MUCC Policy Intern Beavers, otters, electric traps, and elk took center stage at the April Natural Resources Committee (NRC) meeting.  The most recent NRC meeting took place online on April 16, and a full agenda for the day can be found here. The Michigan Department of Natural Resources (MDNR) hosted the…

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NRC Action Postponed Until April

Written by Charlie Booher, MUCC Policy Intern The Michigan Natural Resources Commission (NRC) will have a brief meeting Thursday, but will not be voting or hearing public comments.  This decision comes in the midst of an outbreak of the COVID-19 virus in Michigan, leading the state and federal governments to make a number of new…

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NRC to Rule on Furbearers, Electronic Trap Monitors at March Meeting

Written by Charlie Booher, MUCC Policy Intern The Natural Resources Commission (NRC) is slated to take action on furbearer and electronic trap monitoring regulations, as well as discuss elk and migratory bird seasons.  The meeting will take place on March 19, at the Lansing Community College Gannon Building in the Michigan Room (422 North Washington…

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Turkeys & Trout: October NRC Meeting Looks to the Months Ahead

This month’s Natural Resource Commission (NRC) meeting will feature several proposed changes to the spring turkey hunt, action on fisheries orders and several land acquisitions adding acreage to state game areas. The NRC will meet this Thursday, Oct. 10 at the West Campus of Lansing Community College (5708 Cornerstone Drive Lansing, MI 48917) in conference…

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Week 4- Riley Week and Conservation Connection at Camp

Week four of the camp is always an exciting time for our campers and staff. Traditionally this week has the newest faces joining us at Cedar Lake. Have you ever been excited about a new experience, but were a little unsure of what to expect?  For many campers this week, the answer to this question…

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Fisheries Order 200.19A passed by Natural Resources Commission (NRC)

April’s NRC meeting was held at the Michigan State University Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory. The meeting was live-streamed via MUCC’s Facebook page. Feel free to go back and watch the videos here. The day of meetings started off with the Michigan State Park Advisory Committee (MSPAC). The committee began by approving a resolution that would address…

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