Sep 23rd, 2021 |
Preventing Cyanobacteria Outbreaks in Lakes and Ponds
What could be more important for birds than clean water to drink? In today's episode, we speak with aquatic biologist Angela Shambaugh about how to prevent toxic Cyanobacteria blooms in lakes and ponds. Links: North American Lake Management Society resources for cyanobacteria: www.nalms.org/inlandhabs/#resources; Interstate Technology and Regulatory Council (ITRC) cyanobacteria guidance: www.hcb-1.itrcweb.org (Visual Guide is in Appendix A Lakeshore protection and restoration); Vermont's Lakewise Program: www.dec.vermont.gov/watershed/lakes-ponds/lakeshores-lake-wise; Maine's Lake Smart Program: www.lakes.me/lakesmart; and New Hampshire's Lake Smart Program: www.nhlakes.org/lakesmart. Join Catherine Greenleaf, a certified wildlife rehabilitator with 20 years of experience rescuing and rehabilitating injured wildlife, for twice-monthly discussions about restoring native habitat and helping the birds in your backyard. Send your questions about birds and native gardening to email@example.com. (PG-13) St. Dymphna Press, LLC.