Monthly Archives: October 2009

Follow-up Blue-Green Algae Water Test produces lower results.

Follow-up Blue-Green Algae Water Test produces lower results

Ten lakes in Kosciusko and Whitley Counties were randomly selected for water testing the first week of September for blue-green algae and the algal toxin Microcystin.  Lake Wawasee was one of two lakes that tested in the high range for algal toxins (see chart below).

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State Reports High Levels of Blue-Green Algae in Area Lakes!

Ten lakes in Kosciusko and Whitley Counties were randomly selected for testing the first week of September for blue-green algae and the algal toxin Microcystin.  Microcystin is a toxin that is created by some blue-green algae (also called cyanobacteria.)  Blue-green algae are found in all of our Indiana lakes, and some have the ability to create a dangerous toxin.

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Solar Eclipse Picnic Great Fun!

Over 150 neighbors gathered at the WACF Education Center on August 21 with their camp chairs and picnic food to view the moon take over the sun through WACF supplied NASA approved safety glasses. We felt the temperature drop, the wind still, and the light turn to dusk levels.


2017 Cat Tail Awards

The WACF Cat Tail Awards for outstanding service to the watershed were presented at the WACF annual meeting on July 29, 2017 to Diana Castell, Betsy Roby and Kenny Bolles. Pictured are Joan Szynal (WACF Chairman), Diana Castell and Doug Yoder (Vice-chairman).


Between the Lakes Progress

Master PlanDan Ernst of Earth Source, Inc. Landscape Architects is working with WACF director Sam Leman to create a master plan for the WACF Between the Lakes property (across from the Channel Marker). At the WACF annual meeting on July 29, 2017, Mr. Ernst gave a short presentation previewing the plan.

Video taken by Deb Patterson of Ink Free News.