Summer Clean-Ups With OTG

Summer is the perfect time to explore the outdoors. It is an even better experience when the natural areas are pristine. An accumulation of trash can ruin more than just the appearance of an area, it can also affect the health of wildlife and the function of the ecosystem. This is why MUCC is dedicating…

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On the Ground Junior: Spring Recap and How to Get Your Classroom Involved

Student volunteers were hard at work this spring planting trees, constructing pollinator gardens, removing invasive vegetation from local state game areas, and building brush piles on public land. MUCC’s On the Ground Junior (OTG Jr.) program brings grade-school students into the great outdoors where they can participate in wildlife habitat improvement projects on public land…

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Volunteer with OTG on National Trails Day!

Celebrate National Trails Day on Saturday, June 4, 2022 with MUCC’s On the Ground program and the MI Department of Natural Resources! We will be improving hunter and recreationist access as well as constructing brush piles to enhance wildlife habitat at Dansville State Game Area in Ingham County on Saturday, June 4 starting at 9am.…

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Free Learn & Burn Event Offered to the Public

Join our friends at the Pierce Cedar Creek Institute on June 4th for Learn & Burn! When: 1pm-5pm on Saturday, June 4, 2022 Where: Pierce Cedar Creek Institute – 701 W Cloverdale Rd, Hastings, MI 49058 RSVP on Facebook at https://fb.me/e/2kVOdkZui Drop-in to this free event between 1pm-5pm to participate in a live prescribed fire burning demonstration, as…

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OTG Jr. Kicked-Off at Denmark Twp State Game Area Last Week

MUCC’s On the Ground Junior (OTG Jr.) kicked off last week at the Denmark Township State Game Area (SGA) with two groups of students from Reese Middle and High School’s Out-of-Doors Club. Student volunteers worked in teams to remove invasive woody vegetation and stack brush into piles that will serve as “rabbitat.” The ultimate goal…

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