Category Archives: environment

Are Synthetic Turf Playing Fields a Good Choice for Dover?

Recently, Foster’s Daily Democrat reported on the plan to replace Dover High School’s natural grass football field with an artificial field with encapsulated tire crumb rubber infill. It has been added to the school budget and will likely be completed by … 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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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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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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Lyme, Tickborne Diseases And Pesticides

Lyme disease is a serious infection that can be transmitted by the bite of Ixodes scapularis – more commonly known as the black-legged deer tick. Borrelia burgdorferi, the bacteria that causes Lyme disease, was discovered in the early 1980’s in Old … Continue reading

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FREE Lawn Care Workshop

DoverNHFlyer 3.31.16. Watch the entire workshop posted on the City’s website, here: https://dovernh.viebit.com/vod/?v=h2ATycZbZMwc&s=true

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Create a Beautiful Organic Lawn This Fall

Fall will be here before you know it, and it happens to be the ideal time to switch to organic lawn care. Once you get your lawn established, it will save money, time and resources in addition to the obvious … Continue reading

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