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Spencer Rowden

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5 Things You May Not Know About Mosquitoes

Posted by Spencer Rowden on May 15, 2019 12:34:11 PM

 

Almost everyone in New England has had the experience of mosquitoes ending their night early.

Not only are mosquitoes an annoyance to millions of Americans each year, they also pose a serious health concern. 

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How to Water While Keeping the Environment in Mind

Posted by Spencer Rowden on May 7, 2019 12:38:43 PM


 

Living in New England has many benefits and one that we don't think about enough of is the abundance of water we have access to. We just had the most days of rainfall in April in HISTORY with 21 recorded days. Although it seems like it may never stop raining, reducing water usage this summer will still be important. 

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Think about the Honeybees

Posted by Spencer Rowden on Aug 22, 2018 1:16:28 PM

In New England honeybees have always been a part of our Eco-system, and they play a crucial role in the food we eat every day.  It is estimated that we depend on pollinators for roughly one-third of the food in the world today. There is no debate about the importance of honeybees and pollinators in our local ecosystems, however, there is also no debate that since the late 1990's beekeepers around the world have reported high rates of decline in honeybee populations. The alarming decline in populations has sparked the now infamous ‘Save the Bees’ movement.

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Control Deer on Cape Cod with All-Natural Deer Repellents

Posted by Spencer Rowden on May 24, 2016 4:30:00 PM

There are more than 95,000 white-tailed deer in Massachusetts, with densities of about 80 deer per square mile in areas of Eastern Massachusetts. Cape Cod and the Islands have a growing white-tailed deer population bringing new concerns to the area. These concerns include deer damage on residential and commercial properties, as well as an increase in tick-borne illness such as Lyme disease as deer carry ticks close to homes in search of food.

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What Deer Eat & How To Prevent Deer Damage

Posted by Spencer Rowden on May 19, 2016 1:30:00 PM

White-tailed deer are found throughout Massachusetts including Cape Cod and Martha's Vineyard. They are herbivores and consume a wide variety of herbaceous and woody plants native to the area. An adult white-tailed deer requires approximately 5-7 lbs of food per day, but energy demands for white-tailed deer vary seasonally. Even further, what deer eat can favor particular plants depending on the season. Energy demands are the greatest in the autumn rut and during severe winter weather.

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