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From the air, northern Idaho's lakes appear as magnificent pools of blue, shimmery water.
But if you look at a microscopic level, you'll find signs that Idaho's lakes, like waterways
around the world, are in trouble. A microscopic organism threatens the water quality of these lakes, putting the recreation economy of the entire region at risk. Outdoor Idaho: Health of Our Lakes follows scientists and lake managers as they investigate the increasing levels of cyanobacteria, or blue-green algae, in Idaho's northern lakes.

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Coeur_dAlene_Lake Lake Coeur d'Alene Lake Coeur d'Alene Fernan Lake Lake Hayden