• Algae In Our Lakes – Good Or Bad?

At certain times of the year, a normally clear lake can appear green and not so clear. You’re seeing the presence of algae in the water. In a healthy lake, algae are critical to the balance of life. But, as in life in general, the rule is: Everything in moderation. Algae are tiny plants that have no stem or leaves but usually contain chlorophyll. They may attach to submerged rocks and branches, or they may float freely in the water. Algae provide food for the tiny creatures (zooplankton) that the fry of our favorite fish love to eat. Algae exist…