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With more than 3,300 volunteers and more than 155 wildlife habitat improvement projects completed, the On the Ground (OTG) program has impacted wildlife habitat on public land throughout Michigan. As we look back and review the previous habitat improvement field seasons, we are compiling data and reports to build a comprehensive picture of the OTG…

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Volunteer for Michigan Wildlife in 2022

As the new year begins, MUCC’s On the Ground (OTG) wildlife habitat improvement program is gearing up to launch its 2022 habitat field season. Starting in January and continuing throughout the year, the OTG program is excited to offer a full schedule of events for volunteers to attend across Michigan. Below are the events currently…

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On the Ground: 2021 Year In Review

Despite limitations early in the 2021 field season due to continued COVID-19 restrictions, the On the Ground (OTG) program was still able to improve habitat across the state of Michigan during the 2021 fiscal year (October 2020 through September 2021). While a typical field season includes approximately 20-25 habitat projects, the OTG program hosted 11…

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On the Ground: MUCC Partners with NWTF and Camp Grayling to Continue Northern Michigan Wildlife Openings Enhancement Project

On Saturday, October 2, 2021, Michigan United Conservation Clubs’ On the Ground (OTG) program partnered with the National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) and Camp Grayling to plant 100 mast-producing trees throughout multiple openings within Camp Grayling. A group of 31 volunteers met at the Grayling DNR Field Office Saturday morning before traveling as a group…

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Plant Trees with MUCC and NWTF This October

Join MUCC’s On the Ground program and the National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) as we improve wildlife habitat in the northern Lower Peninsula on Saturday, October 2, 2021 – 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Volunteers are needed to help plant and fence 100 mature mast-producing trees on public land near Frederic. These trees will provide…

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On the Ground: October Wildlife Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer with Michigan United Conservation Clubs’ (MUCC) award-winning On the Ground (OTG) program this October as we host habitat improvement events across the state of Michigan. Volunteers of all ages, skill levels and interests are welcome to join MUCC and our partners to plant native trees, shrubs and wildflowers. Such efforts will improve overall ecosystem…

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On the Ground: September Wildlife Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer with Michigan United Conservation Clubs’ (MUCC) award-winning On the Ground (OTG) program this September as we host habitat improvement events across the state of Michigan. Volunteers of all ages, skill levels and interests are welcome to join MUCC and our partners to restore prairie habitat and plant native trees, shrubs and wildflowers. Such efforts…

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