Posts Tagged ‘publiclands’

On The Ground Starts its 6th Season at Allegan SGA

MUCC’s Wildlife Habitat Improvement Program, known as On The Ground (OTG), is at the start of its 6th year of wildlife habitat improvement projects in collaboration with the Michigan Department of Natural Resources Wildlife Division.  Coming up on Saturday, December 2nd, 2017, volunteers will be continuing and Aspen regeneration project in the Allegan State Game Areas…

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OTG JR Completes 3 More Events Fall 2017

These past two weeks have been very productive for MUCC’s On the Ground Jr program. After completing three trial events in the spring, OTG JR has just completed three more events this fall. Last week on Monday, October 23rd, over 60 students from the Grand Traverse Academy planted crabapple trees in the Traverse City State…

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OTG Jr Set to Complete Several Events This Month

It’s mid-October here in Michigan and several hunting seasons are in progress. Whether you hunt small game, deer, waterfowl, or upland birds, there are endless opportunities to get out on public lands that Michigan has to offer. MUCC’s On the Ground Jr program will be busy introducing several student groups to wildlife habitat conservation and…

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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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MUCC'S OTG PROGRAM PARTNERS WITH DNR, NWTF AND CAMP GRAYLING

This past weekend, volunteers with MUCC’s On the Ground program partnered with Camp Grayling, the Department of Natural Resources, and the National Wild Turkey Federation to complete a wildlife habitat improvement project in the Grayling State Forest. Ryan Boyer-District Biologist for the NWTF, Brian Piccolo- DNR Wildlife Biologist for the area and Mike Ravesi with Camp Grayling…

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OTG 2017 SEASON COMES TO AN END AT THE GRAYLING STATE FOREST

This Saturday, volunteers with MUCC’s On the Ground (OTG) program will be partnering with the Department of Natural Resources, the National Wild Turkey Federation, and Camp Grayling for a wildlife habitat improvement project under their Wildlife Habitat Grant. A total of 150 trees will be planted to improve habitat for the areas turkey, whitetail deer, black…

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OTG IMPROVES WILDLIFE HABITAT IN THE NORTHERN LOWER AND UPPER PENINSULA

Last weekend was a busy one for MUCC’s On the Ground program and volunteers. On Friday, a group of 12 volunteers removed small trees and shrubs from a 20-acre area at Inspiration Point in the Pigeon River Country State Forest to restore the area to a wildlife opening. Then, on Saturday, a group of 23 volunteers planted…

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LANSING AREA TEACHERS BUILD BRUSH PILES AND MEET OTG JR

Last week, an On the Ground event was hosted at the Rose Lake State Game Area with the GRAND Learning Network as part of their annual orientation. This week, MUCC’s OTG program is focusing on wrapping up the project season with three more events. Coming up this Friday, August 25th, OTG will be joining the NCCC…

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OTG JR MEETS THE GRAND LEARNING NETWORK

Tomorrow, MUCC’s Wildlife Habitat Improvement Program will be partnering with Lansing’s GRAND Learning Network to complete a rabbitat project at the Rose Lake State Game Area during their annual orientation day. There will be 25 teachers attending the orientation from schools in the Greater Lansing area. While this event will be conducted with adults, the focus will…

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UPCOMING OPPORTUNITIES TO IMPROVE WILDLIFE HABITAT WITH MUCC AUGUST 2017

Keep an eye out for more opportunities to improve wildlife habitat in your most treasured public land areas coming up in August. Volunteers with MUCC’s Wildlife Habitat Improvement Program have completed 17 projects throughout the state for the current cycle already, but there will be a handful more projects in August and September. So far…

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