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Overload: Lake Erie Blue Green Algae

Monday, Jan. 14, 2013

The Windsor-Essex County Environment Committee (WECEC) in partnership with the Essex Region Conservation Authority (ERCA) and the International Joint Commission (IJC) launched multiple educational resources to highlight concerns surrounding blue-green algae in Lake Erie and Lake St. Clair. An educational video entitled Overload - Lake Erie Blue Green Algae: Problems & Solutions showcases how the problem is created and what residents and landowners can do to help out. A set of ERCA factsheets on blue green algae and phosphorous are now available to the public to answer frequently asked questions and provide information.

To view the Overload - Lake Erie Blue Green Algae video, visit the link below.

Five minute video