Avoiding Dump Sites

MUCC’s On The Ground Program is dedicating the month of July to clean-up events. There are many dump sites located across Michigan. Not only do these dump sites injure wildlife, but they also leach harmful chemicals, provide a breeding ground for pests, and increase the chance of flooding and fires. Properly disposing of your trash…

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On the Ground Volunteers Invited to Take Program Survey

With more than 3,300 volunteers involved in our program and more than 165 wildlife habitat improvement projects completed, the On the Ground (OTG) program has impacted wildlife habitat on public land across Michigan since its inception in 2013. As we look back and review the past nine field seasons, we are compiling data and reports…

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The Benefits of Planting Trees in the Fall

If you’ve been following Michigan United Conservation Clubs’ (MUCC) volunteer habitat improvement program, On the Ground, you’ve noticed that our volunteer events in spring and fall are often dedicated to planting native trees and shrubs. While planting in the spring is common and expected, many volunteers are interested in learning about why we plant trees…

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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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