Great Lakes Day at the Capitol

Great Lakes Day at the Capitol

More than 20 percent of the world’s freshwater surrounds Michigan — it’s a fact we often take for granted as Michiganders. Our Great Lakes provide us with numerous recreational activities, habitat for the fish that sustain our multi-billion dollar sportfishing...
Habitat Day – Maple River State Game Area

Habitat Day – Maple River State Game Area

Attendees at the MUCC-sponsored Habitat Day listen to Dr. Craig Harper from the University of Tennessee discuss native vegetation and proper habitat management.   Michigan residents were able to gain a greater knowledge of habitat management and where to focus...

Porcupine Mountains Crusade (1978)

Ben East, a member of the Michigan Conservation Hall of Fame and legendary outdoor writer for Outdoor Life, wrote this account of the extraordinary effort to preserve what is now the Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park. It is an excellent example of the writing...
An Open Camp for Conservation

An Open Camp for Conservation

When hunters and non-hunters unite, we can accomplish great things for conservation. (This column originally appeared in the Spring 2017 edition of Michigan Out-of-Doors as “The Wild Life.” Join Michigan United Conservation Clubs to subscribe at...