Public Health Advisories for Kansas Lakes Due to Blue-Green Algae

Topeka, Kan. — The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) and the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) have issued several public health advisories for Kansas lakes due to blue-green algae. Marion Reservoir in Marion County is at a Hazard level due to high toxins and high cell count. The Army Corps of Engineers […]

Rains Bring Tough Mushrooms to Lawns

Manhattan, Kan. — As summer rains fall across Kansas, many people may see mushrooms pop up in their lawns a day or two afterwards. Kansas State University horticulture expert Ward Uphams said that while most of these mushrooms are harmless or even beneficial, those that form an arc-like or circular pattern called fairy rings can […]