Pond Preservation & Algal Blooms

Pond Preservation in a Changing Climate: Both this summer and last, Edgartown Great Pond has exceeded 85 degrees Fahrenheit, the upper limit of temperature range for healthy ponds.  Excess heat puts stress on the delicate balance of the Pond’s ecosystem.  Most native animals and plants are adapted to cooler temperatures.  Their biological cycles can be … Continue reading Pond Preservation & Algal Blooms