Michigan agency: Moving firewood can spread invasive species
LANSING, Mich. State officials are reminding Michigan residents as the summer camping season begins not to transport or move firewood because doing so can spread invasive species to other locations. Michigans Department of Agriculture and Rural Development says new infestations of invasive pests or diseases pose a serious threat to the states agriculture, forests and the environment. Invasive species can hide in or on firewood. Officials said that infestations of invasive species or diseases can destroy forests, lower property values and be costly to control. READ: DNR: Camping in Michigan state parks, recreation areas will resume June 22
DNR: Camping in Michigan state parks, recreation areas will resume June 22
Camping in Michigan state parks and recreation areas will resume June 22, according to the Department of Natural Resources (DNR). Michigan state park camping scheduleCamping in Michigan state parks and recreation areas will resume June 22. Shelters in state parks and recreation areas will open June 22. Related: Michigan stay-at-home order timeline: 70 days, 4 extensions, ever-changing restrictionsThe Michigan stay-at-home order was lifted earlier this week. Parks staff will need to implement social distancing regulations, find ways to limit contact, build sneeze guards, etc.