Red Lakebed in Pickerel Cove

A curious red color has shown up on the lakebed in Pickerel Cove near the Young’s Brook inlet, so we asked the experts at the UNH Cooperative Extension to help us understand what’s causing this phenomenon. The Young’s Brook sampling location was...
Swimmer’s Itch

Swimmer’s Itch

Ever wonder why you sometimes get itchy after exiting the lake after a day of aqueous relaxation? You may not realize it, but the itch is caused by a parasite that has made its home under your skin! You can decrease your odds of getting swimmer’s itch by cleaning up...