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  • School pollinator gardens

    Published on June 13, 2018

    Beautify your school garden, support wildlife and outdoor education by installing a pollinator garden.

  • Tree, turf and ornamental plant update – June 12, 2018

    Published on June 12, 2018

    Maple petiole borers, balsam twig aphids, four-lined plant bugs, rose chafers, bat bugs and carpenter bees are active. Delphinella shoot blight is visible on Concolor fir, and the “Weed Control Guide for Christmas Trees” has been updated.

  • Streamline, not shorten, a zoning ordinance

    Published on June 11, 2018

    Making a zoning ordinance shorter, or simpler can do serious damage to an otherwise good ordinance. Front setbacks is one example of this. Consider streamlining a zoning ordinance instead.

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