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Ohio Beach Goers Swim at Their Own Risk
Beaches are supposed to be for swimming, but at many Ohio lakes it’s swim at your own risk. Since 2008, more than 4,200 water samples reported to the Ohio Department of Health indicated levels of E.coli high enough for the state to issue 2,433 advisories warning swimmers that they risk illness if they play in the water.

The main culprit in the fight to keep lakes clean is phosphorus, a mineral found in fertilizer and manure used on farms across the state. Heavy rains lead to runoff that finds its way into Ohio’s watershed.

Scientists say climate change is contributing to the polluting of recreational waters worldwide.


 
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Phragmites Invasions Harm Riparian Ecology - Michigan has many areas where fires or flooding are an ongoing concern. The introduction of Phragmites and similar non-native invasive plants can increase those risks. The unchecked growth of invasive plants may change how water drains, drying out wetlands and creating situations for local flooding. This can create the potential for fire hazards, especially in the spring where last year’s dead and dry growth is still standing.


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