Harmful Algal Blooms (EPA)


All Infromation is from the EPA website
http://www2.epa.gov/nutrientpollution/harmful-algal-blooms#pane-2
Harmful algal blooms are a major environmental problem in all 50 states. Known as red tides, blue-green algae or cyanobacteria, harmful algal blooms have severe impacts on human health, aquatic ecosystems and the economy.

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Harmful algal bloom in St. Johns River, Florida
Girl protecting her nose from algae's odor
 

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Aquatic bird leaving wetlands covered in algae

Bright green algae

 

What's Going On…. 6/24/2017

Loon chick has hatched

Hi everyone: The Harvey's Lake loon chick has hatched! After monitoring the loon nest in the marsh since May 28, I saw a loon with the chick on its back on the lake  yesterday, June 21. From the amount of loon calling that people have heard the last few nights, it seems  that the chick probably hatched earlier this week.

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Eye On The Night Sky 10/21/2017

Daily Forecast: October 21, 2017

Sunny. Highs 65-75. Light, variable wind....

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