Beacon Citizen Network (BCN): a place for neighbors to get the word out, be heard and stay informed in all matters concerning Beacon, NY.



No More Pesticides, Please!


No More Pesticides, Please!

Working on putting a ban on lawn pesticides in Dutchess County and having Beacon follow the ban.


Location: Beacon
Members: 16
Latest Activity: Jan 4, 2015


adding wild flowers to center strips of 84.

So we just got back from a long road trip.  Went through PA, OH, KY, WV, Maryland and of course, NY. They all had gorgeous strips of wild flowers covering the center strip for miles and miles.  NY…Continue

Started by Anna West Jun 28, 2011.

How do you kill the little trees w/o Round Up?

These are trees that didn't get pulled b, now it is too late to get the roots.  I sillily just clipped them low and of course, they keep coming back. AnnaContinue

Started by Anna West May 10, 2011.

Front Lawn Gardening 2 Replies

There will be a meeting this Thursday to discuss the recent talk at the last Council meeting about front lawn gardening. The talk was about a code to tell people what they can't or can plan on their…Continue

Started by Dana Devine O'Malley. Last reply by Dana Devine O'Malley May 9, 2011.

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Comment by Dana Devine O'Malley on April 12, 2012 at 11:04am
Comment by Anna West on May 3, 2011 at 6:21pm
Yes, it is killing the bees!!!   Ok, so perhaps you are wondering what to do. You might ask "How can I have the perfect lawn?"   Well, I ask you WHY???  If you kill all your weeds, they will just come back. Right? Did you ever think, "Gee, maybe that all lawn care business is a scam?"    I saw YES!!

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