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Posted on: June 14, 2018

What About Insects, Spiders, and Other Creepy Crawlies?

screenshot of insect article in pdf format

Insects are often considered “pests” but not all bugs are bad. Out of nearly one million known insect species, only about one to three percent are really pests. What about the rest of them? Some insects actually help us by keeping pests ...

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Posted on: June 1, 2018

What's Wrong with Weeds in the Lawn, Anyway?

a cluster of violet flowers in a lawn

The following information has been shared by the Lebanon Conservation Commission: 

  • Did you know that clover used to be considered a desirable and healthy component of lawns until agricultural chemical companies were unable to develop a “...
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Lebanon Planning & Development
Posted on: May 22, 2018

Healthy Lawns (not perfect lawns!)

Healthy Lawns Images

The Lebanon Conservation Commission would like to remind residents of how lawn care practices can have unintended consequences, impacting the health of our waterways and wildlife, not to mention children and pets. There are steps that homeowners or busine...

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Lebanon Planning & Development
Posted on: May 9, 2018

Lucky's Coffee Garage Receives Preservation Award

NH Preservation Award for Lucky's Coffee Garage

The New Hampshire Preservation Alliance is a branch of the state's Department of Natural and Cultural Resources. Each year the Preservation Alliance recognizes outstanding preservation work through its Achievement Awards program. 

Selection criter...

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Lebanon Planning & Development
Posted on: March 19, 2018

Wild About Lebanon Events

Wild About Lebanon

The Upper Valley Land Trust, the City of Lebanon and the Lebanon Chamber of Commerce are teaming up to bring back a popular program that celebrates the City’s natural assets. UVLT President Jeanie McIntyre says, “Lebanon is a thriving ...

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Lebanon Planning & Development
Posted on: March 2, 2018

Questions & Answers Relative to Proposed Amendments

The following are the proposed amendments that will appear on the March 13, 2018 Municipal Election ballot as well as answers to frequently asked questions regarding the amendments. If you have further questions about the proposed amendments, please conta...

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Lebanon Planning & Development
Posted on: February 28, 2018

Mills of Lebanon Project to be Featured at State Conference

Rivermill Stack. Photo submitted by Patricia McGovern.

The New Hampshire Office of Strategic Initiatives (OSI) - Division of Planning has announced its 24th Annual Spring Planning and Zoning Conference to be held on Saturday, April 28, 2018 at the Grappone Conference Center in Concord, NH. The City of Lebanon...

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Lebanon Planning & Development
Posted on: August 7, 2017

2018-2023 Capital Improvements Program (CIP)

A six-year Capital Improvements Program is developed and updated annually. The following pages contain the City of Lebanon’s 2018-2023 CIP. The cost of individual projects are based on the best estimates available at the time this plan was prepared; actua...

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Lebanon Planning & Development
Posted on: May 12, 2017

Lebanon Designated as Bronze Bicycle Friendly Community

Bicycle Friendly Community 2017 Bronze Seal

The League of American Bicyclists has recognized Lebanon with a Bronze Bicycle Friendly Community (BFCSM) award. The award recognizes Lebanon’s commitment to improving conditions for bicycling through investment in bicycling promotion, education programs,...

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View our 2017 Spring Report Card! Lebanon Planning & Development
Posted on: February 27, 2017

Lebanon's Wildlife Corridors- Wildlife Corridor Analysis

Following the 2010 completion of Phase II of Lebanon’s Natural Resources Inventory (NRI), and the 2012 adoption of the City’s Master Plan, the Planning Department engaged Dr. Rick Van de Poll and Dr. Alcott Smith in 2013 to complete wi...

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