“It doesn’t just block them,” said Alisha Meneely, Community Outreach Director for the agency, which is part of the Michigan Secretary of State’s office. “It stops them.”
On Thursday of this week, the Census Bureau released its last set of population estimates until the 2020 Census results are released by July of 2021.
The seedlings will be placed in areas throughout the county. Cities and townships may choose to plant them on municipal properties or safely distribute them to residents and community organizations.
The grants are tailored to assist local communities, food banks, and to provide a relief to the emergency responders, including firefighters.