Posts Tagged 'Bemus Point'

With a paddle: Lake enthusiasts take to water in support of CLA, which faces funding cuts in 2014

With a paddle: Lake enthusiasts take to water in support of CLA, which faces funding cuts in 2014

The declining health of Chautauqua Lake has received more attention recently, as government reports detail the deterioration of the lake quality and physical manifestations of the lake’s ill state continue to appear more frequently.

For Chautauquans, a leading cause for concern is the blue-green algae infestations at the Institution’s four beaches; public health concerns about the algae have caused Chautauqua’s recreation officials to close the beaches for periods of time in early August for the past several years. [w/ SLIDESHOW]