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Nanobubbles, more tech deployed to combat rise of algae blooms in NJ lakes

William Westhoven   Morristown Daily Record State environmentalists, armed with new funds, data and technology, are attacking the growing problem of potentially toxic algae blooms that closed Lake Hopatcong, Greenwood Lake and other popular bodies of water in New Jersey for much of 2019.

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Marin Civic Center lagoon fish kill blamed on algae bloom

By LORENZO MOROTTI | [email protected] | Marin Independent Journal PUBLISHED: August 12, 2020 at 3:10 p.m. | UPDATED: August 13, 2020 at 2:13 p.m. Algae bloom killed more than 100 fish in the Marin Civic Center lagoon, a state biologist said this week. A California Department of Fish and Wildlife scientist met with Marin County Parks superintendents on Tuesday.

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Algae bloom at Virginia Beach Oceanfront resulting in ‘foul smell’ and discolored water

by: WAVY Web Staff and Kara Dixon Posted: Aug 10, 2020 / 09:10 PM EDT / Updated: Aug 10, 2020 / 09:10 PM EDT VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) — An algae bloom at several spots at the Virginia Beach Oceanfront is resulting discolored and “foul-smelling water.” According to an algal bloom surveillance map from the Virginia Department of Health, there are currently four spots at the Oceanfront where the algae bloom was reported.

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How does your lawn grow?

Krista Pullen In the Garden​   Aug 7, 2020 MariuszBlach It’s hard to believe that it is time to start thinking about fall.

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Chuck Martin: Where is the American lawn headed?

Chuck Martin, Whiting Forest  Published 1:49 am EDT, Saturday, August 8, 2020

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Pesticide-Treated Lawns and Fields Are a Hazard to Children and Dogs

Many parents avoid pesticides in food, but what about in parks and playing fields? By Katherine Martinko  Updated August 06, 2020 Child plays on freshly mowed lawn.

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Improving Local Water Quality Through Lawn Conversion

Vincent Cotrone, Penn State Extension​   Aug 6, 2020 Updated 22 hrs ago

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Tips for growing a more resource-efficient lawn

By SKIP RICHTER Water supplies are not unlimited, and lawns are often vilified for their “drinking problem.” Much of the water applied to lawns is wasted because of misapplication, incorrect scheduling and systems in disrepair.

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Tackling toxic algal blooms from two directions

When sea lions are affected by domoicacid they may make odd head movements.Credit: Iliana Ruiz-Cooley

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