Posts Tagged ‘NWTF’

Learn to Hunt Turkey Range/Scouting Day

On Saturday the 7th, MUCC’s Learn to Hunt Program teamed up with Steve Sharp and the National Wild Turkey Federation to host the first day of a three day learn to hunt turkey program.  Day one was the scouting and range day to introduce participants to the idea of turkey hunting and to help them…

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On the Ground: More Upcoming Events- 2018

This weekend, OTG volunteers are kicking off a busy Spring season at the Tuttle Marsh Wildlife Area to build brush piles for rabbitat. The event will also include clay shooting and a rabbit hunt in the afternoon to enjoy the public lands volunteers are giving back to by improving wildlife habitat. Next weekend, OTG volunteers will…

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On the Ground 2017 Wildlife Habitat Program Season Recap

Another successful year of wildlife habitat improvement projects completed by volunteers and partnerships with MUCC’s On the Ground program has gone by. A total of 25 wildlife habitat improvement projects were completed, including 3 OTG Jr events, engaging 452 volunteers and students and investing 121 project hours (54,692 volunteer hours) into habitat work on public…

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"LEARN TO HUNT" TURKEY THROUGH SCOUTING

I recently read a few articles about hunting heritage and how hunting is being portrayed differently in the modern day by media to the future generation of hunters. One of the articles mentioned the importance of introducing hunting to a new person each year; how else are we going to diverge from the misconceptions of…

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NEW HUNTERS "LEARN TO HUNT" TURKEY THROUGH INNOVATIVE PROGRAM

Last weekend I took part in teaching my first hunter safety education course through Learn To Hunt’s turkey program. Six women and four men attended the field day portion of the program to earn their hunter safety certificate. The hunting experience of these ten participants ranged from none at all to avid deer hunters, but…

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HABITAT PROJECTS LEAD TO WILD TURKEY CONSERVATION SUCCESS

The start of the spring turkey hunting season is just a couple of weeks away and I couldn’t be more excited to hunt turkey for the first time this year. Michigan is ranked seventh in the nation for turkey harvest! There are more counties open to hunting turkey than ever before in Michigan due to…

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