Don`t accept slimy green water as normal

Within hours on July 7, the water on Lake Mendota went from summer blue to slimy green, thanks to the first major algae bloom of the season. As the State Journal reported, at least five Madison-area beaches were closed because of concerns over blue-green algae — and summer has barely even begun. For our lakes — and all of us who enjoy them — algae blooms do not have to be the norm...

Here is what the Minneapolis Chain of Lakes did!

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Ken Notes: If we even created a shoreline buffer of a few feet it would make a difference... If we diverted ag runoff to storm-water retention ponds... If we created sand and other natural filter systems... If we digested our farm waste... Here is what the Minneapolis Chain of Lakes did!



- - Volume: 6 - WEEK: 25 Date: 6/18/2018 9:23:07 AM -