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May 10

Bees, Bees, We Need More Bees.

Posted to Animal Control Corner by Kara Fleming

This is a non-traditional ACO blog post as tending to a honey bee swarm does not fall under the duties and actions of an Animal Control Officer; however, the honey bee technically falls under the Kingdom Animalia and warmer weather brings us bee season. Honey bee colonies are dying in record numbers in Massachusetts. These incredibly important insects and by most accounts, 70% of all U.S. crops depend on pollination by honey bees. 

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Jul 16

Plastic Free July: How Small Changes Can Make a Big Difference

Posted to Weston Ahead by Kara Fleming

Enough plastic is thrown away globally each year to wrap around the earth four times! Part of the challenge of managing plastic pollution is how long it takes to erode. Most plastics remain intact for decades or even centuries after disposal, and those that manage to break down into microscopic pieces often get consumed by wildlife, thus moving its way up the global food chain.

Reducing plastic use is an important step to take and it's easier than you might think.

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