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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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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┬ástand on the important issue … 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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Greenwashing

While many people choose to handle lawn care on their own, for others it makes sense to hire a company to do the job. Or perhaps you have a large pest problem and you’ll need to hire a pest management … Continue reading

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Council Workshop With Beyond Pesticides

On Wednesday, September 2nd the Dover city council held a workshop meeting devoted in part to a presentation and discussion with Chip Osborne and Jay Feldman from Beyond Pesticides. This marks the end of our petition and the beginning of … Continue reading

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Are Conventional Pesticides Safe?

We are told that pesticides are regulated and scientifically tested. What does this really mean? Are Pesticides Rigorously Tested For Safety?* Chemical Testing According to the U.S. President’s Cancer Panel: “Only a few hundred of the more than 80,000 chemicals … Continue reading

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Local Retailer Phasing Out Toxic Pesticides

Having been informed about the good things going on at Eldredge Lumber by a Non-Toxic Dover, NH facebook group member, I took the time to get in touch with them to find out more. I spoke to John Bochert at … Continue reading

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