Posts Tagged ‘Mucc’

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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Mark Your Calendar for Upcoming Summer OTG Events

The summer season is finally upon us, and that means our On The Ground program is packed with great events across the state. These events provide Michiganders with the opportunity to give back to their natural resources and are created in partnership with the Michigan DNR and other state and local conservation clubs. OTG focuses…

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Camp Scholarships Are Still Available!

The first weeks of camp are only a few days away! If you have not already thought about it, it is most definitely time to get your son or daughter registered to attend the Michigan Out-of-Doors Youth Camp. If your son or daughter is new to getting outdoors or has little experience in hunting and…

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OTG Reaches Volunteer Milestone at Event in Gwinn

Over 25 volunteers braved the cold and rain in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula to complete a habitat improvement project in the Gwinn State Forest on Saturday, May 18th. In collaboration with MUCC, RGS, and the MDNR, these volunteers planted 85 crab apple trees and 250 fruit shrubs in the heart of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. We began…

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Substitute for Senate Bill 37 violates Proposal G, call your senator today

Senate Bill 37, sponsored by Sen. Curt Vanderwall (R-Ludington), had a hearing today in the Senate Natural Resources Committee. A proposed substitute for Senate Bill 37 was entertained; but ultimately, was not voted on. Both the original and substitute bill would restrict the Natural Resources Commission’s ability to manage our deer herd effectively in the…

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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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MUCC attends Arbor Day Festivites

On April 26th, we celebrated Arbor Day. If you are unfamiliar, Arbor day is a day that people all over the globe stop and plant trees to help benefit the environment. This year Huron Pines AmeriCorps Member Autumn and I joined the Michigan Arbor Day Alliance (MADA) for their Arbor Day Celebration at Potter Park…

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OTG Jr. Gets Muddy at the Sharonville State Game Area

On one of the first warm days of the spring season, the OTG Jr. program was hard at work in the Sharonville State Game Area (SGA). The first OTG Jr. project of the season found a group of 10 high school students working to clear brush and fallen woody debris from a drain to improve…

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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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