Manistee County, Michigan

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Manistee County MI about 3 years ago

Oak Wilt stop cutting date

What is the date to stop cutting red oaks in the Brethren area of Manistee County this year? I have heard and read conflicting dates, one being April 1, and a newer publication being April 15.

http://msue.anr.msu.edu/news/stop_pruning_oak_trees_now_to_avoid_oak_wilt_1

http://msue.anr.msu.edu/news/stop_pruning_oak_trees_now_to_avoid_oak_wilt

http://www.michigan.gov/som/0,4669,7-192-47796-409559--,00.html

I would like to get some oaks down this spring, but want to know when to stop and get the oaks transported out of the woods.

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Manistee County MI trees and shrubs oak wilt over 1 year ago

Which soil test kit?

I want to test my soil. I'm not a farmer, but the project is to test soil for creating a wildlfe food plot. Do I do that with the kit "BULLETIN-E3154", or do I need to get the traditional box (and if so how can I order the box on line?

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Manistee County MI over 1 year ago

Tried looking up info on what i think is a mushroom

I have never seen this before I am assuming it's a type of mushroom just curious what it's name is

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Manistee County MI plant identification about 3 years ago

Fertilizer recommendation tool not working?

I've tried the MSU fertilizer recommendation tool webpage on several different devices and it never loads. Is it still active? http://maec.msu.edu/fertrec/

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Manistee County MI 6 months ago

Canned goods

I stored my canned goods that I prepared, in the garage and recently saw they were all frozen. Will they be safe to eat after they unthaw?. There are too many to eat right away.

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Manistee County MI food safety over 5 years ago

Signs -

Copied below is an excerpt from our zoning ordinance as it pertains to signs. In light of last years Supreme Court case and recent training obtained within the State of Michigan, I have a very specific question regarding 1015.A (1,2 and 3).
1. #3 immediately implies that (within the same zoning district) we are to treat signs for different 'uses' with different standards. [Non-residential signs must be ON the building vs. the preamble indicating signs are permitted in setback areas]
QUESTION: Is it appropriate (in this case) to insist that the Hardware Store / Gas Station must place the sign on the face of the building but the (Attorney / Doctor) operating out of their residence (or perhaps a 'politician') may place the sign in more significant location within the setback with both faces visible to traffic, keeping in mind that both requests are within the SAME ZONING DISTRICT?

Thank-you for your observations!



1015. Signage

A. Signs are permitted and may be located in setback areas provided they comply with the below listed conditions.
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1. Signs must comply with the laws and regulations of the State of Michigan.
2. Signs on parcels in the Residential District or on residential parcels in the Commercial Residential District shall not exceed nine (9) square feet in area and the top edge of the sign shall not be more than (3) feet above ground level.
3. Signs on non-residential parcels in the Commercial Residential District:
a. shall be subject to advance review and approval by the Zoning Administrator concerning only size, number, location, maintenance requirements, and, where applicable, compliance with Section 1008 and Section 1015.A.4 below;
b. shall be limited to one sign on or attached to each building wall for each business located in that building;
c. no single sign shall exceed thirty-six (36) square feet in area; and,
d. the total square footage of all signs located on or attached to a building shall not exceed a total of sixty-four (64) square feet in area.
4. Signs are prohibited at road intersections either on public or private property, except that a directional sign, which shall not exceed four (4) square feet in area and the top edge of which shall not be more than three (3) feet above ground level, is permissible upon prior approval obtained from the Zoning Administrator as to size, number, location, and duration.
5. Temporary sale, lease, or rent signs shall be located only on the affected parcel or structure, except for a directional sign as permitted by Section 1015.A.4 above, and shall be removed within seven (7) days following the completion of the sale or the signing of a lease or rental agreement.
6. Hanging signs or pylon signs (signs between two poles) are permitted only in the Commercial Residential District and shall be no lower than nine (9) feet above the ground at the bottom edge.
B. The following signs are prohibited in the Village:
1. Signs which utilize flashing lights or flashing reflectors.
2. Signs which have moving parts to attract attention, including figures or shapes which inflate and deflate to cause movement.

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Manistee County MI over 3 years ago

What kind of caterpillar is this?

This caterpillar was crawling in the grass and moss. It was 3-4 inches long and about an 1/2 ” wide. Beautiful Nature. Very curious. Thank you Karen

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Manistee County MI about 1 year ago

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