HASSO HERING

A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

Heat at Waverly Lake: No pedaling for now

Written July 29th, 2022 by Hasso Hering

Heat may not be the only thing interfering with the summertime paddle boat rentals the Albany Parks and Recreation Department normally runs on Waverly Lake.


Unsightly algae? Nature took care of it

Written October 14th, 2021 by Hasso Hering

It was just a month ago that Waverly Lake in Albany was covered — much of it anyway — with thick mats of algae or maybe something else like duckweed. On Wednesday, Oct. 13, almost all of that unsightly growth had disappeared.


It’s the season: Algae choke Waverly Lake

Written September 13th, 2021 by Hasso Hering

My Sunday bike ride took me past Albany’s Waverly Lake, and now I’m wondering about all that algal scum that has covered a good portion of this 10-acre pond.


 
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