torch lake Changes

TORCH LAKE IS CHANGING!
AND WE CAN SEE IT CHANGING!

More golden-brown algae is growing on the bottom of the lake.

Lake water is warming sooner and staying warmer longer.

Invasive species such as zebra mussels, rusty crayfish, Eurasian milfoil are replacing native species.

Lake trout are not safe to eat due to high amount of dioxin.

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