IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT HARMFUL ALGAE BLOOMS
If you see an algae bloom on your shoreline that looks like the above photo, avoid contact with the water (including pets) and please report it to EGLE by email at: email@example.com or by phone at: 800-662-9278. Also, please add your sighting to Eyes on the Lake by clicking HERE.
An Introduction to the Volunteer Lake Monitoring Program
And If You'd Like the Full Story.......
If you need a more complete description of why you should care about Chl(A) or DO or NaCl in the lake. Use the document below to learn as much or as little as you need.
Black Lake Readings And Trends
2018 Tributary Study
This study was performed by the Tip of the Mitt Watershed Council and was sponsored by the BLPS. It highlights many issues that impact habitat for marine life and potential links to harmful algae blooms seen on the south shore of Black Lake in the summer of 2019.
Stoney Creek Nutrient Analysis
Stoney Creek stood out in our 2018 Tributary Study as introducing unacceptably high levels of nutrients. Here is what we have learned in studying the problem.
And here is what our Water Quality Monitors are gathering as we zero in on the problem.