MUCC’s OTG Gearing Up for a Busy Summer and Fall Habitat Improvement Event Season

Volunteer for wildlife with MUCC’s award-winning On the Ground (OTG) wildlife habitat improvement program. Founded in 2013, more than 3,200 Michiganders have volunteered for the wildlife and lands they love at habitat projects hosted across the state. A free lunch and OTG volunteer appreciation gift are given to every registered volunteer.  In late summer and…

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On the Ground: 2021 Habitat Events Update

While there are currently no On the Ground (OTG) wildlife habitat improvement events scheduled for the early summer months, we are beginning to schedule our late summer and fall events. Such events will include grassland habitat restoration, native tree and shrub plantings, hunter access trail improvements and a river clean-up. These events are scheduled to…

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On the Ground Junior: Eaton RESA at Lake Interstate SGA

On Wednesday, May 12, a group of 24 students from Eaton Regional Education Service Agency (RESA) volunteered for wildlife at Lake Interstate State Game Area with Michigan United Conservation Clubs’ (MUCC) On the Ground Junior (OTG Jr.) program. The students were tasked with a variety of wildlife habitat improvement and user-access improvement projects throughout the…

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Plant Trees with OTG in Minden City this Weekend

Join MUCC’s On The Ground program and the Robert J. Lytle Chapter of the Ruffed Grouse Society on Saturday, April 24, as we plant trees to improve wildlife habitat at the Minden City State Game Area. Volunteers are needed to help plant and tube approximately 200 oak trees. These hard mast-producing trees will benefit a…

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Celebrate National Volunteer Week with On the Ground

National Volunteer Week runs from April 18 through April 24 this year. It is a week designated to acknowledge all of the work accomplished by volunteers and to thank them for their hard work and dedication. Michigan United Conservation Clubs’ (MUCC) On the Ground (OTG) wildlife habitat improvement program would like to thank the more…

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Volunteer with OTG in Kalkaska this Weekend

Join the OTG program on Saturday, March 27 in Kalkaska as we improve habitat for small game and other wildlife by building brush piles. Also known as “rabbitat,” the brush piles built during these events will enhance habitat for a variety of species such as rabbit/hare, ruffed grouse, woodcock and squirrels. In addition to sheltering…

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