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Posted on: April 9, 2019

New Expanded Office Hours for Conservation Agent- starting 4/22/19

Commencing Monday, April 22, 2019, the Conservation Agent will be holding expanded office hours as follows:

  • Mondays - 9:00 to 10:00 am and 4:00 to 5:45 pm. 
  • Tuesdays -  9:00 to 10:00 am and 3:00 to 4:00 pm. 
  • Wednesdays - 9:00 to 10...
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Conservation
Posted on: April 9, 2019

Agent on vacation 5/6/19 - 5/10/19

The Conservation Agent will on vacation 5/6/19 - 5/10/19. There will be no formal office hours, but Field Inspector Bill Decie will be available by appointment. Please contact Janet Rice for an appointment at 978-356-6661 or janetr@ipswichma.gov.

Conservation
Posted on: March 14, 2019

Impacts of Neonicotinoids on Bees

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According to a new report by the Xerces Society, entitled "How Neonicotinoids Can Kill Bees" this common class of pesticides has an unintended effect on many species of bees. Neonicotinoids are neuro-active insecticides, which are chemi...

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Posted on: March 4, 2019

State Officials Urge Residents to Check Plants for Spotted Lanternfly

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State Agricultural
Officials Urge Residents to Check Plants for Spotted Lanternfly

BOSTON — The MassachusettsDepartment of Agricultural Resources (MDAR) today announced that a single dead
specimen of spotted lanternfly, an invasive pest, was ...

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