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

 

News & Events AUG 23rd

Message from LHPD Park Manager re: Harvester

 

As I am sure some of you are aware, the mechanical harvester has not been operational for almost two weeks due to a major mechanical breakdown.  It is unknown at this point if parts will be available to continue operations through Labor Day weekend. 

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Local News SEP 20th

Adirondacks Welcome Center opens near Exit 18

QUEENSBURY — The Adirondacks Welcome Center, located off the northbound lanes of the Northway near Exit 18, had its grand opening Thursday, showcasing tourism information, regional snacks and beverages and even some historical trivia....

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