Falmouth has a Fertilizer Bylaw that PROHIBITS the use of fertilizer on lawns within 100 feet of a protected resource area listed in Falmouth Wetlands, Regulations 10.02 (1) (a-d) including any: bank, freshwater wetland, coastal wetland, beach dune, flat, marsh, swamp, wet meadow, bog, vernal pool, reservoir, creek, estuary, stream, pond, lake, the ocean or land under water bodies. The Town Bylaw bans ANY fertilizing in these areas. The Department of Marine and Environmental Services is charged with enforcing this bylaw, but voluntary citizen cooperation will be the key to its success

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