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How Michigan Hunters Are Helping To Feed Needy Families

How Michigan Hunters Are Helping To Feed Needy Families

The Michigan Sportsmen Against Hunger program is asking hunters who have tagged a deer this season to share part of their harvest, or even an entire deer, with Michigan food banks this year. Once the venison is processed and transformed into edible food, it will be...

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Top Michigan Wildlife Stories Of 2020

Top Michigan Wildlife Stories Of 2020

A lot has happened in 2020. This year, we shared rich and diverse stories that have showcased wildlife conservation success stories, opportunities to enjoy Michigan’s great outdoors and more about how hunting and fishing have benefited the Great Lakes State. We’ve...

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Grayling Are Poised For A Comeback In Michigan

Grayling Are Poised For A Comeback In Michigan

For Ed Eisch, the ongoing effort to reintroduce the grayling to northern Michigan streams is nothing less than an opportunity to right what he considers a historical wrong. After all, the fish’s demise in Michigan more than a century ago was caused by both unchecked...

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The Importance Of Conservation For The Diversity Of Our Birds

The Importance Of Conservation For The Diversity Of Our Birds

We all play a role in conserving Michigan’s great outdoors, we can see the reward of that conservation in the diversity of birds visiting Michigan in the winter. Stephanie Beilke is a conservation science manager at Audubon Great Lakes who spoke with WOOD-TV to share...

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Lion’s Ragnow Reels in Tasty Fish Tacos

Lion’s Ragnow Reels in Tasty Fish Tacos

When Detroit Lions All-Pro Frank Ragnow isn’t on the gridiron, you’ll probably catch him fishing on the Detroit River or Lake St. Clair. A Minnesota native and lifelong angler, Ragnow said he loves fishing in Michigan. “I love fighting the fish. I love the adventure....

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Major Surge in New Hunters This Deer Hunting Season

Major Surge in New Hunters This Deer Hunting Season

Orginally published on hereformioutdors.org Michigan has seen a 95% increase in new hunters since March – the biggest jump in at least 20 years and a COVID-era trend that likely means tens of thousands more hunters will head to the woods when firearm deer season opens...

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Member Bonus

All members of the West MI Bowhunters – SCI Chapter receive a free membership to the Michigan United Conservation Clubs (MUCC) as part of their annual dues. MUCC is the largest and strongest lobbying group in Michigan for outdoor enthusiasts. MUCC represents over 250 affiliate clubs and more than 40,000 sportsmen and women.

West MI Bowhunters will submit your information to MUCC for membership. Once enrolled with MUCC, you will receive regular monthly ‘Conservation Insider’ updates via email. You will also be able to log onto the MUCC website, set up a personal account, and access digital copies of its quarterly Michigan Out-of-Doors Magazine.

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