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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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2015 Dover Curbside Weed Control

Four times each season, usually around the first week of June, July, August, and September, contractors spray herbicides along the curb lines of our downtown area streets. Contractors are using two different herbicide formulations, both with the active ingredient glyphosate. … Continue reading

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It’s Raining Roundup – And That’s Not A Metaphor

Roundup or glyphosate, the name of its active ingredient as it is also known by, has become ubiquitous in our environment. The U.S. Geological Survey has detected glyphosate in surface waters, rain, and air in areas of agricultural use. “Though … 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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Sustainable Dover – creating a more sustainable future?

In 2005, Dover, New Hampshire city officials adopted the Sustainable Dover initiative. As explained in the introduction on the city website: ‘In 2005 the City of Dover embarked on creating a more sustainable future through an array of policy decisions … Continue reading

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Weeds are just unappreciated plants

A lot of plants that many people spray with poisonous herbicides are actually useful. Dandelions for instance, the bane of many a synthetic lawn care enthusiast, are edible, nutritious, and an important first Spring time food for bees and other … Continue reading

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2014 Dover Curbside Weed Control Street List

Four times each season, usually around the first week of June, July, August, and September, contractors spray herbicides along the curb lines of our downtown area streets. If you wish to volunteer to maintain your own curb line in front … Continue reading

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