Toxins force closure of Anderson Lake

[18th May, 2014] The state has shut down fishing, swimming and other in-the-water activities at Anderson Lake State Park in Jefferson County. The public also is being told to keep pets out of the lake.

The park, near Chimacum, remains open for land-based activities such as picnicking, hiking, biking and horseback riding. Continue reading Toxins force closure of Anderson Lake

New Central Park fountains ‘put off our wildlife’

[18th May, 2014] Concerns have been raised that the two new fountains on the lake in Chelmsford Central Park are driving away wildlife. The fountains were installed earlier this year to help keep the lake algae free.

But Andrew Brown, of Maltese Road, Chelmsford, said he reckoned half the duck population had already abandoned the lake and that swans were also visiting far less Chelmsford Council has…

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