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Eurasian Milfoil Treatment Scheduled for Hayden Lake

Idaho State Agriculture Department will be applying diquat dibromide, better know as Reward,  to areas of Hayden Lake July 31st – August 4th to treat for Eurasion Milfoil.  They are currently surveying and will update maps and points.  They will be focusing on the northern end of the lake near the sportsman access, Hayden Haven, [...]

By | 2017-07-12T16:10:51+00:00 July 15th, 2017|blog, Community, Hayden Lake, Water|1 Comment

Health Advisories Issued for Fernan and Hayden Lakes

Panhandle Health District (PHD) and the Idaho Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) have issued health advisories for the east side of Fernan Lake and the northern arm of Hayden Lake, near the Sportsman Access. PHD is urging the public to use caution when recreating in or near the water. Water quality monitoring confirmed the presence [...]

By | 2016-07-19T18:30:58+00:00 July 19th, 2016|Hayden Lake, Water|0 Comments

Toxic Blue Green Algal Bloom at North End of Hayden Lake

A health advisory was issued today for Hayden Lake by the Panhandle Health District and Idaho Department of Environmental Quality. Water samples confirmed the presence of blue-green algae (Anabaena sp.) This species can produce potentially dangerous toxins. This algal bloom was identified in the northern end (Sportsman Park area) of the lake. Public [...]

By | 2015-07-09T16:22:28+00:00 July 9th, 2015|Hayden Lake, Water|0 Comments

Floating Wetlands Launched to Help Hayden Lake

Hayden Lake, a favorite cold water fishery that is nestled into the Coeur d’Alene National Forest, has begun to show the effects of abuse to its watershed. Hayden Lake is unique in that it is a bowl that has no outlet streams, thus what flows into Hayden Lake, stays in Hayden Lake- allowing pollutants to [...]

By | 2015-05-29T15:36:28+00:00 May 29th, 2015|Hayden Lake, Water, Wildlife|1 Comment

Fear and Hope: Understanding & Preparing for a Changing Climate in the Inland Northwest

As the garage doors opened for outside seating among the popular bars and restaurants on Sherman Avenue in Coeur d’Alene early this March, it was easy to look forward to biking, hiking, boating, fishing, and all the other great outdoor activities that draw so many people to the Inland Northwest and fuel the local tourist [...]

By | 2015-04-02T15:07:54+00:00 April 3rd, 2015|blog, Community, Forests, Hayden Lake, Water, Wildlife|1 Comment

Green Living: Lawn Fertilization

  With cooler temperatures, more moisture, and plenty of sunshine the soil is still warm enough to germinate seeds, but the cool air invites grass to grow a strong root system. This is why Fall is the best time for seeding and feeding your lawn. It will look great in the spring, and will be [...]

By | 2014-09-15T13:40:00+00:00 September 9th, 2014|blog, Hayden Lake, Water|0 Comments

Floating wetlands in McLean’s Bay

Kootenai Environmental Alliance volunteers launched two Floating Treatment Wetlands into McLean's Bay on Hayden Lake at the close of September. With the support of McLean's Bay homeowners, KEA is piloting this new technology to improve water quality conditions in the bay. The Hayden Lake Project, which launched in 2009 and operates under the direction of [...]

By | 2013-10-02T13:45:42+00:00 October 2nd, 2013|blog, Hayden Lake, Water|1 Comment

Pond Scum Helps Find Solutions For Hayden Lake

Good news for everyone who values clean water! The Hayden Lake Project got a gold star on its first official report card. What The Hayden Lake Project Is: The project, which launched in 2009 and operates under the direction of Kootenai Environmental Alliance (KEA), conducts water quality research in and around Hayden Lake. It uses [...]

By | 2012-10-04T15:53:39+00:00 October 4th, 2012|blog, Hayden Lake, Water|0 Comments

Toxic Blue Green Algae in Idaho Lakes this Summer

As summer is starting to fade into fall I am reminded and wishing for that amazing warm weather we saw this season. With that weather and current pollutants found in lakes, two documented blue green algae blooms exploded in Fernan and Hayden lakes causing health advisories and shutting down lake access. Why is Blue Green [...]

By | 2012-09-06T13:51:01+00:00 September 6th, 2012|blog, Community, Hayden Lake, KEA, Water, Wildlife|1 Comment