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Posted on: November 18, 2019

My Backyard Program

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You probably know that pesticides and herbicides are powerful chemicals that can injure wildlife if overused.  But, did you know that over-fertilization and erosion are major threats to Virginia waterways and wildlife?   Carried with rai...

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Posted on: December 17, 2019

Help Fight the Spotted Lanternfly: Check Your Christmas Tree for Egg Masses

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If you purchased a Christmas tree that was not grown in Loudoun County, officials ask that you examine the tree to look for egg masses of the spotted lanternfly; an invasive insect that can affect agricultural and ornamental plants. 

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