Blue-green algae poses threat to people, pets, and livestock

High temperatures and heavy rainfalls can increase blue-green algae blooms in our water bodies, with untoward consequences. Read this report by the Minnesota Pollotion Control Agency to learn more.

All that litters is not gold

autumn leavesAn excellent article on the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency website tells how leaf litter, especially as it falls into storm drains, degrades our lakes and rivers.

The article gives timely tips on what to do with your fallen leaves — just about anything really except burn them or let them get into the storm drain.

Click here to get the scoop on what to do with those autumn leaves when they begin to fall.