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Look Out for Harmful Algal Blooms When Recreating this Summer

Reporting Suspected Blooms Helps Alert Others

HELENA-When recreating on Montana's waterbodies this spring, summer and fall, be on the lookout for harmful algal blooms (HABs) that can occur on Montana's reservoirs and lakes. While not all algal blooms contain toxins, the blooms can impact human health and the health of freshwater ecosystems. Report suspected HABs at to help others be alert and prevent illness.

How to identify a HAB:...


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