• blue-green algae August 30, 2022 11:52 am

    People Warned to Avoid Water in Maine Town's Parks After Report of Dog Deaths

    A community in Maine has asked that people avoid contact with water in town parks due to possible blue-green algae, after an online report of dog deaths, News Center Maine has reported. The Town of Cumberland said online that water contact at all town parks is not advised, as it encourages “extreme caution.” Municipal officials have not confirmed the algae…

  • Vermont July 20, 2022 8:04 pm

    Bacteria Closes Beaches on Lake Champlain

    Cyanobacteria, sometimes called blue green algae, can be toxic — and cause symptoms like rashes, diarrhea, or vomiting, which tend to be most dangerous for pets and children.

  • Vermont July 20, 2022 8:09 pm

    Bacteria Closes Several Vermont Beaches As Temperatures Soar

    Beach-goers in Vermont’s largest city were disappointed to learn they couldn’t go for a swim Wednesday — even as temperatures soared into the 90s, leaving them wishing they could go for a dip to cool off. Several beaches, including Burlington’s largest and busiest — North Beach — were closed due to cyanobacteria blooms. “It sucks,” said Frederic Deneault, who was…

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