Box Tree Moth Caterpillar

Box Tree Moth - Michigan Quarantine


Effective April 10, 2023, the Michigan Department of Agriculture & Rural Development officially released a new quarantine to stop the spread of Box Tree Moth.



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Spotted Lanternfly

Spotted Lanternfly Found in Michigan – Michigan’s first detection of this invasive bug


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.

Beech leaf disease - leaf stripes

Beech Leaf Disease Found in Michigan


MNLA has been in contact with the Michigan Dept of Agriculture & Rural Development (MDARD) about their response to the detection of Beech Leaf Disease in Michigan and MDARD is NOT planning any regulatory action at this time.
On July 5, 2022, the Michigan Departments of Natural Resources and Agriculture and Rural Development recently confirmed the presence of invasive Beech Leaf Disease.
Box Tree Moth

APHIS Amends Entry Requirements for Importation of Boxwood, Euonymus, and Holly from Canada into the United States


Effective immediately, the United States Department of Agriculture's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is amending entry requirements for the importation of boxwood (Buxus spp.), Euonymus (Euonymus spp.), and holly (Ilex spp.) plants for planting from Canada to prevent introduction of box tree moth (Cydalima perspectalis) into the United States. APHIS is taking this action in response to the detection of the pest at a nursery in St. Catharines, Ontario.