LEE COUNTY, Fla.– The latest pictures from Lake Okeechobee are causing concern as some parts of the lake are seeing huge blooms and even mats of Blue-Green Algae.
A few spots along the Caloosahatchee River are starting to see the algae as well.
“There is a decent amount of colonies, each week we’ve been monitoring the colony counts are going up,” said Mike Kratz, a Graduate Student at FGCU.
“That only coincides with Okeechobee right now, there are some massive algal blooms at the surface.”
On a bright sunny day at the Franklin Lock in...