As harmful algal blooms appear in more Adirondack locations, scientists and researchers work to figure out reasons why By Mike De Socio Harmful algal blooms (HABs) continued to appear across the Adirondacks this year and over a longer period of … [Read more...] about Understanding algal blooms
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Latest sighting garnered little public attention despite heightened water quality concerns By Zachary Matson A harmful algal bloom formed on Lake George in early October during a stretch of calm and sunny weather, the second concerning … [Read more...] about Another harmful algal bloom spotted on Lake George in October
Blooms confirmed for portions of Lake Champlain as well By Gwendolyn Craig It might be the new norm. Environmental conservation officials have confirmed a harmful algal bloom at the southern end of Lake George earlier this week. This is the … [Read more...] about Harmful algal bloom crops up on Lake George
Watershed program releases mixed 2021 report By Brandon Loomis The state of the lake is … complicated. Lake Champlain, a 120-mile-long treasure with 587 miles of shoreline shared by New York, Vermont and Quebec, provides mostly clean water, … [Read more...] about State of the Lake: Sparkling sands and (usually) clear water on Champlain
By Ry Rivard Local governments across the Adirondack Park should require homeowners to inspect their backyard sewage systems for leaks, environmental activists are arguing. In a new position paper, the Adirondack Council argues that leaking … [Read more...] about Adirondack Council calls for widespread septic regulations
Lake George protectors debate state’s algal preventions By Ry Rivard During a stretch of unusually warm weather and calm water last fall, a pair of algal blooms appeared on famously pristine Lake George. The blooms were the first documented … [Read more...] about What to do about harmful algal blooms?