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A popular recreation pond in Boise has closed due to toxin-producing blue-green algae.
Everyone I know has plans for the eclipse. In Boise, the sun will be 99.555 percent obscured – a very dramatic partial eclipse. But many of us want the whole deal: Totality, glowing corona and all.
A blue-green algae advisory has been issued for Cocolalla Lake by the Panhandle Health District and the Idaho Department of Environmental Quality.
A blue-green algae outbreak has been detected at Black Lake, one of the chain lakes along the Coeur d’Alene River.
Blue-green algae advisories have been lifted for Hayden Lake and Avondale Lake, but remain in place for Fernan Lake.
Avondale has become the third North Idaho lake with a blue-green algae outbreak this summer.
A blue-green algae bloom on the east side of Fernan Lake has spread and now impacts the entire lake.
Blue-green algae outbreaks have been confirmed in parts of Hayden and Fernan lakes.
Native shrubs will become the front line for keeping phosphorous out of Fernan Lake. The erosion control project aims to improve water quality in the lake east of Coeur d’Alene, which has had blue-green algae outbreaks in recent years.
The Idaho Department of Fish and Game wants to acquire a 1,000-acre ranch along the Coeur d’Alene River through a land swap. The ranch has high wildlife habitat and recreation values, officials say.
Health advisories related to blue-green algae outbreaks in Hayden Lake and Avondale Lake have been lifted, and the water in both lakes is again safe for fishing, swimming and domestic use.
Drought and heat are taking a toll on water quality in local lakes. A health advisory was issued today for Hayden Lake after sampling confirmed the presence of a blue-green algae bloom in the lake’s northern end. Honeysuckle Beach, a popular swimming destination, is not affected by the bloom.
Strands of blue-green algae beading Fernan Lake’s shoreline are a common but unwelcome sight to Bill Miller and other residents living near the lake. The small lake east of Coeur d’Alene is a recreational hub, drawing boaters, water skiers and anglers during the summer.
A health advisory has been lifted for the sportman's access on the northeast end of Hayden Lake.
A health advisory was issued Friday for Fernan Lake, where toxic blue-green algae was found in the water.
Authorities have lifted a health advisory issued last week for Hayden Lake after high concentrations of blue-green algae were found.
Blue-green algae is no longer a threat to recreation at Fernan Lake, the Panhandle Health District says.
People recreating at Fernan Lake east of downtown Coeur d’Alene are being advised to avoid a bloom of blue-green algae. The naturally occurring bacteria can produce toxins harmful to humans and animals. The Panhandle Health District and the Idaho Department of Environmental Quality issued a health advisory for the lake Wednesday. People should avoid swallowing or inhaling water and avoid direct contact with water containing visible algae, the agencies said. Children and pets are particularly susceptible.
People recreating at Fernan Lake east of downtown Coeur d’Alene are being advised to avoid a bloom of blue-green algae. The naturally occurring bacteria can produce toxins harmful to humans and animals.