Saving Michigan’s Sharp-tailed Grouse

Saving Michigan’s Sharp-tailed Grouse

Government agencies, conservation groups, Sault Tribe teaming up to enhance bird habitats, lek sites in U.P. over next several years By Chris Lamphere Philosophical differences over the management of a natural resource can sometimes make it difficult for people to...

Musky: A Keystone Species

By Kory Boozer, avid angler and member of the Michigan Musky Alliance A musky is a keystone species that helps hold everything together in its environment. Oftentimes, this role is played out by apex predators such as wolves in Yellowstone National Park, sea otters in...
Habitat 101: Building the Wall

Habitat 101: Building the Wall

Jared Van Hees is a passionate habitat manager and Michigan landowner with a strong drive to educate others with his ongoing column Habitat 101. He is the founder of Habitat Podcast and a habitat consultant to private landowners across the Midwest. He has a...
Death by Thousand Cuts

Death by Thousand Cuts

Whether it is the DNR’s unwillingness to push back against anti-hunters and those spreading misinformation about wolves at meetings or the appropriation of Native American culture when convenient to try and circumvent biology — slowly, your rights as a trapper,...
Michigan Out-of-Doors Youth Camp: A Historic View

Michigan Out-of-Doors Youth Camp: A Historic View

Michigan Out-of-Doors Youth Camp Holds Michigan Conservation History. By Ashley Carmichael, Michigan United Conservation Clubs Camp Director Camp season is nearly upon us. The camp team has been hard at work getting ready to host campers at the Cedar Lake Outdoor...
Knocking Down Michigan Hunter Education Myths

Knocking Down Michigan Hunter Education Myths

Recently, Michigan United Conservation Clubs has heard some myths related to our Michigan Hunter Education program and thought it was about time to knock ’em down. By Shaun McKeon, MUCC Education Director Over the last several months, MUCC staff has been hearing...