LANSING, MI-- The search has begun for the next state Christmas tree.
The Michigan Department of Technology, Management & Budget is looking for a spruce or fir that’s at least 55 feet tall. The tree’s crown must be a maximum of 24 feet and its trunk a maximum diameter of 30 inches. It must be within easy access of a road with no interference from wires and available at no cost.
Last year’s tree was harvested in Stephenson, making it the 23rd tree to come from the Upper Peninsula.
The deadline for nominations is August 15. Send your name, telephone number, a photo of the tree, and information about its size and location to firstname.lastname@example.org.