Harmful Algal Blooms

 

Cyanobacteria are naturally found in our freshwater systems all over Oklahoma. Also refereed to as blue-green algae, cyanobacteria is commonly mistaken for green algae due to it’s similar appearance and impositions. However, cyanobacteria produces highly potent toxins that can cause serious health implications or even death. Understanding cyanobacteria and taking the right precautions are key for being safe and having fun.