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Tag: Green Lake

Green Lake closed to swimming, water contact due to toxic algae

The level of toxins in the algae at Green Lake has increased and has prompted parks and Public Health officials to close the lake to swimming and water contact for people and dogs. People and pets should not swim, wade or play in the lake. Dog owners should be especially cautious not

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Green Lake algae scum found; water only harmful where scum is found

Toxic algae has been found in accumulated scum along the shores of Green Lake; however the lake is not closed and remains open to most activities. King County Department of Natural Resources has been conducting weekly testing of water collected at the east and west swimming beaches at Green Lake as well

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Green Lake Pathway of Lights Returns Saturday, December 14 – Volunteers still needed

Seattle Parks and Recreation, the Green Lake Community Center Advisory Council with the help of our community partners, Green Lake Masonic Lodge #149, PCC Natural Markets, and Green Lake Windermere Real Estate help continue a Seattle tradition with the 37th annual Pathway of Lights. The event is free and will take place

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Green Lake algae bloom only harmful where scum is found

While toxic algae has been found in accumulated scums along the shores of Green Lake, the lake remains open to most activities. King County Natural Resources has been conducting testing on the lake for several weeks. After each test, the information has been reviewed by Public Health – Seattle & King County,

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Parks crews to prune trees, improve inner path at Green Lake Park

Parks crews will be visible at Green Lake Park in the coming weeks making improvements to the park. The Tree Crew will working along the inner path to prune large conifers and other species trees; this is routine work for access and tree health. It may take several days (3). Parks hopes

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Green Lake Pathway of Lights to be held on Dec. 8

        Seattle Parks and Recreation, the Green Lake Community Center Advisory Council with the help of our community partners, Green Lake Masonic Lodge #149 and Green Lake Windermere Real Estate help continue a Seattle tradition with the 36th annual Pathway of Lights. This year's event will take place from 5

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Green Lake Pathway of Lights is Dec. 8 this year

Seattle Parks and Recreation and the Green Lake Community Center Advisory Council continue a Seattle tradition with the 36th annual Pathway of Lights. This year's event will take place from 5 - 8 p.m. on Saturday, December 8, rain or shine. Admission is free. Join thousands of families, friends, and neighbors in

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King County, Seattle wade into Green Lake algae problem with experimental clean-up

Scientists with King County will be working with their colleagues from Seattle Parks and Recreation today to test experimental methods for collecting large mats of algae responsible for the toxin that has led to a recreational closure of some activities on Green Lake earlier this month. Beginning at approximately 10 a.m. today,

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More testing shows levels of toxicity in algae bloom at Green Lake remain high; pet owners are urged to keep animals out of the lake

Additional testing by the King County Department of Natural Resources and Parks shows toxic levels of the cyanobacteria blue green algae scums at the lake continue to rise. Test results from samples taken on Tuesday indicate that the toxic levels in algae accumulations in some locations are higher than what was previously

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2012 USA Canoe Kayak Sprint National Championships coming to Green Lake August 23 through 26

Seattle Parks and Recreation and The Seattle Canoe and Kayak Club (SCKC) is pleased to host the 2012 USA CANOE KAYAK Sprint National Championships and the Masters Sprint National Championships from August 23 through 26, at the Green Lake Small Craft Center (GLSCC), in Seattle. The GLSCC is located at the Southwest

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