MUCC Executive Director Amy Trotter talks the ongoing Consent Decree

Learn more about what is happening with the ongoing Consent Decree, the court filings and the Coalition to Protect Michigan Resources’ request to be granted intervenor status in this recent podcast. Listen to the Mike Avery Outdoors Podcast segment with Amy here: https://bit.ly/fall2022pod The original CPMR filing reads: “The breakdown in the relationship with the…

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Michigan’s recreational fishing heritage and its sportfish need your help!

Hammond Bay Area Anglers Association | Michigan Charter Boat Association Michigan Steelhead & Salmon Fishermen’s Association | Michigan United Conservation Clubs   Michigan’s recreational fishing heritage and its sportfish need your help!   The Coalition to Protect Michigan Resources (CPMR) is currently embroiled in a legal fight against the State of Michigan over its handling…

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DNR using non-disclosure agreement to thwart growing opposition in fish negotiations

On Monday, a conservation coalition fighting to protect recreational fishing in Michigan’s Great Lakes filed a rebuttal to state and tribal filings in federal court (click to read). The Coalition to Protect Michigan Resources (CPMR) filed to intervene in the ongoing Consent Decree negotiations between five sovereign Native American Tribes, the State of Michigan and…

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Angling, conservation organizations file motion to intervene in ongoing consent decree

Original release located here. A coalition of conservation organizations filed a motion to intervene Wednesday in the ongoing consent decree negotiations between the State of Michigan, federal government and five sovereign Native American tribes. Judge Paul Maloney will decide on the motion, filed in a Western Michigan federal court (click to view the filing brief).…

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Two Position Memos

Even though we have ice on the lakes, Coalition to Protect Michigan Resources’ – CPMR has been hard at work. We ALL need to keep informed on this action and help protect our recreational fishing opportunities by supporting CPMR. The info below will provide you the key points on our stance: 1. Supporting Collaborative Data…

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April 5th Update

UPDATE #3: Negotiations with Michigan’s Tribes- Issues facing Recreational fishers- Entry and Effort.   This is the third in the series of updates that we will be posting to let those interested in the sport and commercial fisheries of the Great Lakes know what challenges the Parties face in the negotiation of a new agreement…

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