Tag Archives: pesticides

Organic Policy Needs Work on the Seacoast

This is a joint Op Ed written with Non Toxic Portsmouth, published by Foster’s Daily Democrat on April 11th offering our assistance to the cities of Dover and Portsmouth with their organic land management programs.  Since last September, both the … Continue reading

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Organic Land Management Resolution Up For Vote 2/28

In a few months it will be five years since the issue of toxic pesticide use has been brought to the attention of the Dover City Council. On Wednesday, February, 28th at 7pm the council will be voting on a … Continue reading

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A Scientist’s Letter To Dover Officals

We are very grateful to Dr. Kassotis for providing this letter and his expertise to the Dover city council and school board on the issue of pesticide use and public health. To Whom It May Concern: I was informed regarding … 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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A Letter To Our Neighbors

To our neighbors: We know it’s important to you to maintain your home. You’ve made an investment and you want to take care of it. Having a well kept lawn and yard is one of the ways you show that … Continue reading

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Dover School District Needs a Pesticide Policy Now

Back in May of 2015 I wrote an open letter to the Dover school district Superintendent Elaine Arbour. Here it stands, July 7th, and despite a verbal commitment, numerous emails, phone calls and sharing of resources, we still have no … Continue reading

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