Summer Clean-Ups With OTG

Summer is the perfect time to explore the outdoors. It is an even better experience when the natural areas are pristine. An accumulation of trash can ruin more than just the appearance of an area, it can also affect the health of wildlife and the function of the ecosystem. This is why MUCC is dedicating…

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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 Improve Small Game Habitat at Gourdneck SGA

Last Saturday, March 26, 2022, a group of 15 volunteers joined MUCC’s On the Ground program (OTG) and Kalamazoo Conservation District in a day of assembling brush piles to enhance wildlife habitat in Gourdneck State Game Area (SGA). Brush piles, also known as “rabbitat” (rabbit habitat), provide a variety of wildlife with shelter, nesting and denning…

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OTG: March Volunteer Opportunities

Join MUCC’s award-winning On the Ground (OTG) as we improve recreational opportunities and enhance habitat for small game on public land across Michigan this March. OTG will be partnering with the Michigan DNR to clear shooting lanes for a new hunting blind on public land near Harrison and will be partnering with the Kalamazoo Conservation…

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Kristina Kennedy Joins MUCC as New Habitat Volunteer Coordinator

Hello! My name is Kristina Kennedy and I’m the new Habitat Volunteer Coordinator at Michigan United Conservation Clubs. I grew up in Madison, Wisconsin but spent many summer days exploring the Upper Peninsula and camping on Lake Superior in my family’s old pop-up camper. I always knew my passion for wildlife and the outdoors would…

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Volunteer with OTG in Clare County this March

Register HERE. Join MUCC in clearing shooting lanes for a new public hunting blind within the Kleekamp Tract of the Gladwin State Game Area in Clare County off of S. Rogers Avenue in Harrison on Saturday, March 5, 2022. After enhancing wildlife habitat by building brush piles for small game like rabbit/hare and ruffed grouse for…

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