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Last-minute amendments undo months of sound, sensible work LANSING, MI –Michigan United Conservation Clubs was disappointed to see political wrangling undo months of solid, productive work on an issue of great importance to many Michigan residents: Public land policy. Senate Bill 248, known as the Land Cap Bill, narrowly passed out of the Michigan [...]Final Land Cap Bill Falls Short
The Land Cap Bill passed the House on a close vote (58-52), was concurred in the Senate, and is on its way to Governor Rick Snyder’s desk. The bill was amended in committee by Rep. Wayne Schmidt (R-Traverse City) to the point where MUCC went to neutral. But a last minute floor amendment introduced by [...]Land Cap Bill Enroute to Governor’s Desk
The Michigan House of Representatives will be voting on the Land Cap Bill – Senate Bill 248 – as early as tomorrow, June 13th. A number of changes have been made to the version that passed the House Natural Resources committee. MUCC opposes these changes. The changes would put a statewide cap in place until [...]Land Cap Bill Vote Expected In House
A bill that would allow Great Lakes property owners to mow and groom weeds and invasive plants along the water’s edge without a permit from the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality passed the Senate recently and is starting to see some action in the House. MUCC had originally raised concerns about the affect the language [...]Chagnes Made to Shoreline Grooming Bill
This was the turkey season of all turkey seasons. I ended up spending 38 of 45 possible days in the field during the Michigan turkeys seasons and many more scouting and running trailcams to keep tabs on different properties. There have been many weird seasons over the years but none quite like this. With 80 [...]By the numbers
I have never owned private land. And I’m not sure that I ever will. But I do own millions of acres of property and huge populations of game and fish. You own it too. I’m talking about the system of public lands that make this state and this nation so unique. And I’m talking about [...]Who Owns The Fish? We Do.
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