On behalf of MNLA’s Snowplowing/Landscape Management Segment Community, it is with pleasure that I share with you that Michigan’s Governor has approved and has proclaimed September 2023 as Snow Professionals Appreciation Month! The full Proclamation is attached for your use, but here is an excerpt:
LANSING – The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) revised the State of Michigan’s interior hemlock woolly adelgid quarantine. The new quarantine is effective as of August 1, 2023.
LANSING, Mich. – On August 11, 2022, Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) Director Gary McDowell confirmed the state’s first detection of Spotted Lanternfly (Lycorma delicatula) in Michigan. A small population of Spotted Lanternfly was detected in Pontiac in Oakland County last week with the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) confirming the finding on August 10th.