Door to Door Script for Lawn Fertilizer Campaign

Robert Burg Stamford Oct 6, 2017 13:38 pm
Hi. My name is Robert Burg, and I am a communications coordinator at a National Estuary Program in Long Island Sound. I am working on a CBSM campaign to reduce lawn fertilizer. A…

Phosphorous Loading Reduction CBSM Report

Ken Donnelly Halifax Jul 26, 2011 21:13 pm
There was quite a bit of interest in the Backyard Composting Strategy I posted on my blog last month. Accordingly, I am going to make more reports available, as long as I have per…

Zero P-Zero Worries: Promoting Phosphorus-Free Lawn Fertilizer

Kelsey Jensen Belleville May 11, 2011 11:14 am
Zero P Zero Worries is a pilot program in Belleville, Ontario, using CBSM to encourage homeowners to reduce nonpoint source pollution of phosphorus into the Bay of Quinte. Please …

Reducing Fertilizer Use

Jenna Halsey Corvallis Apr 30, 2010 14:41 pm
Greetings fellow sustainable minds, I am a graduate student at Oregon State University and I'm working on a program with the City of Corvallis' Stormwater Program to reduce fer…

Seeking Information on Water Conservation & Groundwater Protection

Laura Gese Seattle Jan 22, 2009 17:20 pm
I am currently working on a CBSM project for a municipality in Washington State. The program is two-fold: Residential program focused on conservation of outdoor water use and g…

Suburban Lawns: Dimensions of Meaning, Activities, and Environmental Concerns Reported by Homeowning Couples in Georgia and Michigan

Shern, L. C. (1995). Suburban lawns: Dimensions of meaning, activities, and environmental concerns reported by homeowning couples in Georgia and Michigan. Dissertation Abstracts International: Section B: The Sciences and Engineering, 56, 3-B,
Mounting evidence points to detrimental effects to the environment and human health from the overuse and misuse of fertilizers and pesticides. Of increasing concern in the United …

Has Anyone Out There Figured Out the Carbon Footprint from Gasoline Lawn Mowers

Gary Fish Augusta May 13, 2008 10:23 am
Has anyone out there figured out the carbon footprint from gasoline lawn mowers and lawn fertilizers? I have seen a couple of reports that show a lawn as a carbon sink, but the an…

Implementing "Soft" Best Management Practices for Improving Water Quality- Assistance Requested

Nora Demers Apr 25, 2007 15:19 pm
Hello, We are the very happy recipients of a grant from NOAA that will be implemented through the local NEP office to instutite "Florida Friendly" Yards practices in our older…

Reducing Residential Fertilizer Use

Unknown Aug 21, 2006 11:50 am
I am looking for research that has identified the perceived barriers and benefits to householders reducing fertilizer use on their lawns. I am also looking for information on prog…

Seeking Ways to Convice People to Stop Using Fertilizers

Joanne Richards Keswick Feb 4, 2006 12:08 pm
We are a small group called The WAVE and we are trying to save our lake from an overwhelming weed problem. We are looking for ways to get the community to stop using fertilizers o…

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