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Why Should You Care About Invasive Plants?

As humans we have a tendency to invent problems for ourselves, and issues related to the environment are no exception. Through the desire for ornamental plants coupled with a lack of understanding of how non-native species can become problematic, we … Continue reading

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Six Trees To Grow For Birds

By Catherine Greenleaf In the United States, natural habitat is shrinking by millions of acres each year, making our backyards the last line of defense for birds. But you can help birds and other wildlife by planting native trees. Don’t … Continue reading

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2017 Municipal Election Candidate Survey

The City of Dover municipal election is being held on Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017. At the urging of our supporters, we have conducted a candidate survey to find out where the city and school board candidates stand on the important issue … Continue reading

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Gas Leaf Blower Noise & Pollution

A Quality Of Life And Public Health Issue I live on a charming cul de sac in South Dover. We purchased our home last April, and I feel privileged to live in such a nice neighborhood with friendly people in … Continue reading

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2017 Curbside Weed Control

Another year in Dover, and with it, more glyphosate. Once again, contractors will be spraying herbicides along the curb lines of our downtown area streets, sidewalks and parking areas on or around the first week of June, July, August, and … Continue reading

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Pollinators Need Your Help

Some uninformed people think that all insects are bad and need to be controlled. On the contrary, insects and other pollinators are an extremely important part of our planet’s ecosystem. The vast majority of insects are beneficial. Insects form the … Continue reading

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2016 Dover Curbside Weed Control

Despite much communication and resource sharing over the past year, the city of Dover will once again be having contractors spray herbicides along the curb lines of our downtown area streets. At least four times this season, usually around the … Continue reading

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