Unexplained algae blooms have scientists searching for answers – NWCN.com

Scientists are amazed at the size and number of algae blooms staining the waters of Puget Sound. The Department of Ecology has conducted flyovers of Puget Sound the last two days and what they saw has them searching for answers. They are hoping other agencies will sample and test water from the blooms to determine what they are and maybe where they came from.

http://www.nwcn.com/home/?fId=158982315&fPath=/news/local&fDomain=10212

Quilcene Estuary Pollution id’ed

Updated by Greenfleet Monitoring, results are now in on samples taken in Quilcene estuary in last weeks. Apparently the ugly looking pollution was a summer algae bloom. This is exactly the kind of information on an ongoing basis that we need to better understand our Sound and Hood Canal. More at:

http://www.greenfleetme.org/headlines.htm

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