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Boulder County warns residents to keep an eye open for summer algal blooms

 

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Blue-green algae isn't actually algae at all, but rather cyanobacteria, a type of bacteria that are capable of photosynthesis

As summer temperatures swing into the 90s, you and your four-legged friends are likely looking for ways to stay cool. And though a dip in one of our local ponds may look tempting, be aware that standing bodies of water may be home to blue-green algae.

You may have seen the caution signs at trailheads this summer or in summers past, typically at Coot Lake, the Boulder Reservoir, or, most recent...



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