Posts Tagged ‘Mucc’

Last Call for 2019 OTG!

Our Friday, September 6 project in the Gratiot-Saginaw State Game Area marks the end of our OTG projects for the 2019 fiscal year. After this, we will host some OTG Jr. events with local schools before our field season quiets down for the approaching hunting seasons. Come out and help us wrap up another successful…

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Consumers Energy Partners with OTG at Rose Lake SGA

Volunteers from Washington, D.C. and Michigan came together Tuesday, August 27  to remove and treat invasive honeysuckle in the Rose Lake State Game Area (SGA) in East Lansing. Michigan United Conservation Clubs’ (MUCC) On the Ground (OTG) program hosted the event with Consumers Energy to aid the company in reaching its planet goals of restoring,…

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OTG in the Pigeon River Country

On Saturday, August 17, 14 volunteers came out to the Pigeon River Country State Forest to improve wildlife habitat near the Pickerel Lake State Forest Campground. The goal of the project was to perform an “oak release” by clearing out early successional tree species (4 inch DBH or less) that were crowding the canopy and…

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August NRC meeting comprised of fisheries orders, MUCC convention update

Multiple fisheries orders were brought before the Natural Resource Commission (NRC) at August’s meeting. The meeting took place on August 8 at the MSU Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory. Every NRC meeting is streamed live through MUCC’s Facebook page. If you missed this month’s meeting, feel free to watch it here.  To start the day, the Michigan State…

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Upcoming Gratiot-Saginaw Event Marks End of 2019 OTG

Our Friday, September 6 project in the Gratiot-Saginaw State Game Area marks the end of our OTG projects for the 2019 fiscal year. After this, we will host some OTG Jr. events with local schools before our field season quiets down for the approaching hunting seasons. Come out and help us wrap up another successful…

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Shooters raise money for youth camp, conservation

Almost 100 conservationists shot to make a difference at the annual Michigan Out-of-Doors (MOOD) Youth Camp Charity shoot on Friday. Each year, the Michigan Out-of-Doors Youth Camp hosts around 400 kids from ages five to 16. Camp curriculum is centered around the outdoors and conservation. Youth complete hunter safety, learn to safely handle firearms and…

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OTG at Rose Lake State Game Area

On Saturday, August 3rd, nine volunteers came out to the Rose Lake State Game Area in East Lansing to help improve wildlife habitat. To start the day, volunteers went out to the 24-acre forest located north of the DNR Field Office and gathered at the project site. After introducing the project and its goals, volunteers…

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Volunteer for Wildlife this August

As summer begins to wind down and the fall hunting season fast approaches, our OTG program prepares for its final projects before a seasonal break.  Help us wrap up the OTG 2019 season by coming out for one of the final events of the 2019 calendar year! Saturday, August 3 – Rose Lake State Wildlife…

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Information items comprise the majority of this month’s NRC meeting

Spawning closures and sturgeon regulations are among many items up for information at this month’s Natural Resources Commission (NRC) The meeting will take place on August 8th at the MSU Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory at 4125 Beaumont Rd., Lansing, MI 48910. If you are unable to attend but would like to watch, check out the MUCC Facebook page!…

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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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