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A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

The algae mystery: Swan vs. Waverly Lake

Written June 19th, 2024 by Hasso Hering

This needs an explanation: How come Albany’s Waverly Lake is once again sporting unsightly rafts of algae while the Swan Lakes, just upstream on Cox Creek, appear to be completely clear?


Discovering Albany: Look at that dam

Written December 17th, 2023 by Hasso Hering

Once again on Saturday, as sometimes happens, an aimless bike ride around Albany brought me to a place I had never been.


Waverly Lake gets council’s attention, briefly

Written October 14th, 2022 by Hasso Hering

The sad condition of Albany’s Waverly Lake caught the attention of the mayor and city council this week, if only for a minute.


How Albany got the Swan Lakes

Written May 13th, 2019 by Hasso Hering

On a generally aimless ride around town the other afternoon, I came across this low dam and wondered when it was built and by whom.


 
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