MUCC Call to Action! Critical Federal CWD Legislation Pending

Tell Senator Stabenow that CWD research and management is a priority for her constituents! On April 28, Sens. John Hoeven (R-ND) and Martin Heinrich (D-NM) introduced legislation to provide federal aid to states for CWD research and management. This legislation, S.4111, is nearly identical to HR 5608 which passed out of the House of Representatives…

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Trio of bills aims to provide oversight of commercial guiding in Michigan

By MUCC Policy Assistant Justin Tomei, jtomei@mucc.org Michigan United Conservation Clubs has worked for more than six years through the Michigan Legislature to enact commercial guiding oversight in Michigan. This legislation has been amended several times since its original form, and it is a good starting point for making sure outdoor enthusiasts hiring guides are…

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Chronic wasting disease funding looking promising, DNR law enforcement could have funding cut

Both the House and Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Natural Resources reported their appropriations bills for the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE) to the House Appropriations Committee. This recap only covers the natural resources issues pertinent to MUCC. If you are interested in looking at the full…

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