What can I do to prevent toxic algae blooms?
  • Reduce fertilizers.
  • Maintain your septic system.
  • Pick up after your pets, don’t feed waterfowl and keep livestock away from the water.
  • Plant native plants between your yard and the water to reduce runoff and prevent erosion.

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1. Will you be able to do testing and provide us some direction regarding the health of lakes and ecosystem?
2. Where can I find resources available on herbicide guidance for aquatic noxious weeds?
3. Can you provide a general lake presentation?
4. Where can I find information about the water quality of my lake?
5. How do I become an Algae Watch Volunteer?
6. What do I do if I think my lake has a toxic algae bloom?
7. What can I do to prevent toxic algae blooms?
8. Why is my lake filling in with vegetation/sediment?