Helpful Tips from NH Lakes Assoc.
This helpful information from the New Hampshire Lakes Association is being offered by the Andover Conservation Commission to bring attention to ways Andover residents can play a part in keeping their lakes healthy. Now that the weather is getting warmer, we are all drawn to our lakes. All of us need to do what we […]
Response to author's April article
Last month I wrote about the importance of creating habitat for pollinators and Doug Tallamy’s ideas for establishing Home Grown National Parks. Based on questions I received from Beacon readers’ here are some resources for getting plants, advice, and preschool through grade 12 project grants. Milkweed: Usually I collect milkweed pods in the fall, but […]
How to attract beneficial insects
A recent book by Doug Tallamy, Nature’s Best Hope: A New Approach to Conservation That Starts in Your Own Yard, takes a close look at what is happening to our natural world and provides specific actions people can take in their own yards to create wildlife habitats. These are simple steps that anyone can do […]