Tag Archives: Michigan United Conservation Clubs

Asian carp study will finally see the light of day

“Knowledge will forever govern ignorance…” – James Madison, fourth American president Next Monday August 7th, we will finally gain knowledge. We will gain knowledge of options that federal officials have been studying to protect our Great Lakes from an Asian … Continue reading

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What Will Be Lost if Asian Carp Invade the Great Lakes?

Great Lakes Conservation Groups Launch Video Series on Impact of Asian Carp   You have heard about these invasive Asian carp and how they negatively impact our water and native fish.  You also have heard about what they could do … Continue reading

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Fish Farms in the Great Lakes?

Caged fish that are essentially CAFO’s directly IN our Great Lakes. Just say no Michigan.  Its that simple.  12/7/2015 update:  NWF and our state affiliate Michigan United Conservation Clubs submitted comments to the MI DEQ about our concerns with the … Continue reading

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Keep Michigan’s Public Lands in Public Hands

If you look at the map of Michigan, you see lots of blue.  No doubt, we have lots of water: 11,000 inland lakes. 3,000 miles of freshwater shoreline-more than any other state in the nation. Michigan has more total shoreline … Continue reading

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Scientific Wildlife Management Wins in Michigan

Today, the Michigan House of Representatives passed the Scientific Fish and Wildlife Conservation Act…which essentially ensures that all wildlife management decisions are made by professional scientific wildlife managers…and not by the ballot box. The Michigan Senate did its part by … Continue reading

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Support Conservation Funding in Michigan

We have all heard that hunters and anglers are the original conservationists.  Same can be said for farmers and Native Americans.   Having said that, my fellow sportsmen and women fund Michigan’s conservation efforts through license fees and excise taxes on … Continue reading

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Scientific Wildlife Management Wins…Again

Yesterday, Michigan Governor Snyder signed legislation into law (Senate Bills 288 and 289) ensuring that Michigan’s wildlife will be managed with sound science and protecting our rights to hunt and fish.    Good news indeed.  In a nutshell – this … Continue reading

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