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What You Need To Know About The New EPA Clean Water Act Rule
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently announced the Clean Water Act Rule, a new approach that impacts America’s waterways. This regulation establishes a baseline for all future clean water initiatives, ensuring that these bodies of water are given the same level of protection as those that are larger and more well-known. With these recent decisions,…Details
Spotlight on Jim Chapman Lake
Whether you’re looking for a quiet getaway or a fun-filled adventure, Jim Chapman Lake has something for everyone. With its pristine waters, lush forested shoreline, and abundant wildlife, it provides a unique sanctuary to those who visit. There are plenty of activities to do around the lake, such as hiking, biking, fishing, camping and kayaking.…Details
The 500 Pound Black Bear at Lake Tahoe
Hank the Tank, a 500-pound black bear committing home invasions in the Lake Tahoe region, has obviously proved that black bears in the area enter a state of topor, not hibernation, in the Lake Tahoe winters. Typically, black bears are smaller than brown bears and polar bears are much larger than black bears. However, Hank…Details
Great Lakes Surfing in Winter: 5° to 10° F and Surf’s Up!
February 23, 2023, 12 p.m: The temperature in Duluth, Minnesota, on Lake Superior is between 7° and 10° F. A mighty blizzard is about to hit Duluth with gale-force winds, blowing most residents to the stores for emergency supplies. Not everyone, though. Surfers were more excited about the size of the waves on the shores…Details
Spotlight on Kentucky Lake
Kentucky Lake is a beautiful and serene lake located in western Kentucky, along the Tennessee border. With more than 2,000 miles of shoreline, it is the largest artificial lake east of the Mississippi River. It has been an ideal spot for swimming, fishing, boating, camping, and other outdoor activities for locals and visitors alike for…Details
Lake Geneva Ice Castles
Geneva Lake and the town of Lake Geneva in Wisconsin lie 100 miles southwest of Milwaukee and 30 miles west of Kenosha on Lake Michigan. Large segments of Geneva Lake freeze over in the winter, and sometimes ice covers Geneva Lake entirely. Ice Castles, the name of the company that creates the Lake Geneva Ice…Details
Things to Do In Lake Tahoe
When people worldwide think of Nevada, they typically think of Las Vegas. However, up north there is one of the most beautiful mountain lake experiences straddling the California/Nevada state line. Surrounding Lake Tahoe are hauntingly gorgeous forested mountains offering an entirely different and unique outdoor experience. Lake Tahoe itself provides wonderful opportunities for ideal vacations…Details
Spotlight on Lake Cypress Springs
Located in the rolling hills and pines of East Texas, Cypress Springs Lake is a water wonderland that’s been an area favorite for decades. From swimming to fishing, boating to camping—Cypress Springs Lake has something for everyone! With over 12,000 acres of sparkling-clear waters and pristine natural beauty surrounding it, visitors can get away from…Details
Do Lakes Need Rivers?
Approximately half of the freshwater lakes in the U.S. are man-made at 48%, and the other 52% are natural freshwater lakes. The most popular natural aspects of U.S. states are their lakes, which provide amazing views and vistas, habitats for abundant wildlife, electricity generation, transportation, water usage, and especially recreational opportunities. The largest group of…Details
What Lives in a Lake?
When we think about what lives in lake, we usually conjure images of fish, reptiles, amphibians, mammals, and birds. But some of the most important things that live in a lake are nutrients and microorganisms before we can have the above species. Lakes and ponds are scientifically named lentic systems. Without nutrients and microorganisms, we…Details
The World’s Special Gem: Lake Victoria
The shores of Lake Victoria hug Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda, Africa. It stands as the world’s largest tropical lake and the world’s second largest freshwater lake. Its immense waters are known in Africa as Victoria Nyanza. From north to south, Lake Victoria stretches 210 miles or 337 kilometers, and it is 150 miles or 240 miles…Details
Lake Tahoe Weather by Month
With all the activities Lake Tahoe offers, Lake Tahoe welcomes tourists year-round. To hang on the lake, March to May are the most comfortable months, and skiing is best from January to February. In July and August, Massive umbrellas and sun kissed beach goers Lake dress up Lake Tahoe’s shores. There is a small break…Details