Tag Archives: algae

What causes all that algae?

The substances that turn our lakes and rivers green each summer come from our lawns and yards. We think of leaves as waste, but to a lake they are food. The algae in lakes love leaves and fertilizers, and when … Continue reading

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Surprise of the Year/Lake Superior

Lake Superior a Climate Change Antenna Over 90% of global warming is in the oceans.  A decades long research on 235 lakes shows that, “Lake Superior is one of the more rapidly warming lakes” The big lake is warming even faster … Continue reading

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Sick, Unhealthy Lakes

Minnesota is home to over 10,000 lakes. We love our lakes. Unfortunately, we don’t take personal responsibility for protecting the beauty and health of our precious lakes. One of the most popular lakes is covered with trash, and it has become impossible to educate … Continue reading

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