Posts Tagged ‘smallgame’

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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YOUTH RABBIT HUNT SUCCESS AT CRANE POND SGA

Last weekend I had the opportunity to attend part of the fifth annual Youth Rabbit Hunt at the Crane Pond State Game Area. MUCC’s wildlife habitat program has been hosting the lunch for this event to take part in engaging today’s youth in the hunting lifestyle. The cool thing about this particular youth hunt is…

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MUCC'S WILDLIFE HABITAT PROGRAM AT GRATIOT-SAGINAW SGA

This weekend, MUCC’s wildlife habitat program will be completing a project at the Gratiot-Saginaw State Game Area; making this the fourth habitat project we’ve hosted in the area with the first project being in 2013. In previous projects, volunteers along with the students built large brush piles for rabbitat in fence-rows and on field edges.…

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