Conservation Commission

Recent Posts

One Land: The grass isn’t always greener. How our obsession with lawns turned toxic.

Lawns don’t sequester carbon, manage the watershed, support a food web and pollinators, prevent erosion and flooding, or oxygenate our air. Their maintenance produces more greenhouse gasses than they absorb, and they are ecological dead zones that contribute to the die-off of insect populations. Continue Reading →

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Webinars Scheduled: Landscape Practices for Healthy Yards

Toxic landscapes not only affect landscapers, but also the property owners. A healthy yard encourages living soil, beneficial insects and biodiversity. It is possible to have a safe outdoor space that invites play and enjoyment at a lower cost than conventional care. Continue Reading →

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