Blue-green algae not in area yet |

During the last few weeks of August, Wisconsin saw a large amount of blue-green algae coming into bloom around the state. After a report of three healthy dogs in North Carolina dying minutes after swimming in a lake went viral online, the concern in Wisconsin grew quickly, as Lake Winnebago, Lake Mendota and other bodies of water were largely covered with it. Fortunately, according to Prof. Renee Richer (Biology), UW-Green Bay, Marinette Campus, the algae hasn’t expanded to our area yet, however she said it could in the future. See more via Blue-green algae not in area yet |