Posts Tagged ‘OTG’

OTG: Looking Ahead

Final call for July OTG events This Saturday, July 20 marks the end of our July OTG events. We will be in the Gladwin State Game Area improving rabbit, ruffed grouse, and small game habitat and in Brethren hosting our annual Manistee River Clean-Up with Steelhead Manifesto. Take your pick between these two great events,…

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Volunteers Needed: OTG at Gladwin SGA

Are you a member of RGS, a ruffed grouse or rabbit hunter, or simply an outdoor enthusiast looking to improve habitat in Michigan? Then the On The Ground project at Gladwin State Game Area (SGA) is the event for you! On Saturday, July 20, MUCC is partnering with the RGS and DNR to improve wildlife…

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Manistee River Clean-Up

Calling all recreational users of the Manistee River, it is time to clean up your river! Join OTG for the fifth annual Manistee River Clean-Up event in partnership with Steelhead Manifesto on Saturday, July 20. This is a well-attended event where every year volunteers make an impact on the Manistee River. The Manistee River is…

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Celebrate Michigan Wildlife Conservation Month with OTG

What better way to celebrate Michigan Wildlife Conservation Month than by volunteering with MUCC’s On The Ground program to complete projects that directly benefit wildlife? July offers an abundance of opportunities to volunteer for the benefit of fisheries and wildlife habitat across the Lower Peninsula. Events for this month include river clean-ups and brush-pile building…

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Have You Read OTG’s New Monthly Newsletter?

The OTG program has been very successful over the last six years. The growth of the program is heading in the right direction. MUCC has done a great job recruiting volunteers to work with local DNR wildlife biologists to impact more than a thousand acres of public land for wildlife, but there seemed to be…

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MUCC’s Annual Convention: From a Newcomer’s Perspective

One of the first things I learned when starting my service term at MUCC was that I was not going to get my birthday off this year, MUCC’s 82nd Annual Convention fell on June 21-23, 2019.  Then came my question, what happens at the convention? I was given the Policy Resolution booklet from 2018 and…

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OTG Convention Project at Backus Creek State Game Area

On Friday, June 21, a group of 19 volunteers composed of MUCC staff, board members, and affiliate club representatives came out to Backus Creek State Game Area (SGA) to enhance wildlife habitat and kick-off MUCC’s 82nd Annual Convention. After meeting at the DNR Customer Service Center in Roscommon, DNR Wildlife Biologist Mark Boersen led the…

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Pollinator Project at Mid Michigan College

Join MUCC, the Michigan DNR, and Pheasants Forever at Mid Michigan College’s Pollinator Project event in Mt. Pleasant! Pollinators play a critical role in sustaining ecosystems and human agricultural production, but their populations are currently experiencing radical declines. One way to combat this downward-trend in pollinators is by restoring their habitat. Mid Michigan College has…

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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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OTG Jr: Haslett Students Make Big Impact at Rose Lake SGA

Between 98 students and 12 chaperones, Haslett schools made a big impact at Rose Lake State Game Area last week. On Thursday, May 23 and Friday, May 24, elementary students, teachers, and relatives from the Haslett school district came out to Rose Lake SGA for a day of volunteering and conservation education. The sites included…

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