Tag Archives: Michigan United Conservation Clubs

Graymont submits new mine proposal for Michigan’s Upper Peninsula

By Howard Meyerson GRAND RAPIDS, MI — A Canadian mining company, Graymont Inc., has submitted a revised proposal to mine limestone on state land in the Upper Peninsula. Michigan Department of Natural Resources officials say the request is now under … Continue reading

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Sandhill Crane’s Rebound in Michigan Opens Hunt Possibilities

By Howard Meyerson Michigan’s iconic Sandhill Cranes, majestic and standing three to four feet tall, are by all accounts an example of conservation success. Once nearly extirpated by market hunting and wetland loss, they thrive today in marshes all around … Continue reading

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Food from the field: New women hunters take a shot at pheasant hunting

By Howard Meyerson BELDING, MI — Trish Taylor had inkling that hunting would be fun. Her husband hunts. They share a bird dog too. So, when the opportunity arose, the 35-year-old public relations specialist from Allegan decided to pull the … Continue reading

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Wildlife Salvage Permits to go to Wind Turbine Operators

By Howard Meyerson Lansing, MI – Michigan wind farm operators looking to assess the wildlife impacts of their operations by collecting the carcasses of birds and bats killed or injured by wind turbines can now get a state wildlife salvage … Continue reading

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Gov. Snyder appoints U.P. resident, JR Richardson as NRC chairman

By Howard Meyerson The development of Michigan’s natural resource economy is a high priority for JR Richardson, the new chairman of the state’s Natural Resources Commission. But the Ontonagon resident thinks that shouldn’t happen without proper safeguards in place. Protecting … Continue reading

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Citizens critical of oil and gas leasing under state lands

  The State of Michigan is planning to auction off oil and gas leases on October. 24, 2012. Many Michigan residents turned out for a public meeting to share their concerns about the decision. Here’s a look at some of their perspectives … Continue reading

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Update: Anglers propose 1-2 year moratorium on salmon stocking in Lake Michigan

By Howard Meyerson Some of the most involved salmon anglers in the state now appear to be very nervous about forage conditions in Lake Michigan and what that means for the Chinook salmon that rely on them. In a letter … Continue reading

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