Outdoor Idaho

Health of our Lakes

Season 33 Episode 7 | 26m 47s | Video has closed captioning.

From the air, northern Idaho’s lakes appear as pools of blue, shimmery water. But if you look at a microscopic level, you’ll find signs they are in trouble. A microscopic organism threatens the water quality of these lakes. Outdoor Idaho:The Health of Our Lakes follows scientists and lake managers as they investigate increasing levels of cyanobacteria or blue-green algae and search for solutions.

Aired: 05/18/16

Rating: TV-G

Problems Playing Video? | Closed Captioning

Outdoor Idaho is a local public television program presented by IdahoPTV.

Major Funding Provided by the Laura Moore Cunningham Foundation, Additional funding provided by the National Science Foundation and the National Science Foundation Idaho EPSCoR Program

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