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  • Blue-Green Algae

    When there is a blue-green algae bloom present on a Deschutes National Forest body of water, you will see this sign.

    CURRENT ALGAE BLOOMS (updated 10/15/2020)

    • Suttle Lake: The Suttle Lake bloom is no longer present.
    • Odell Lake: Oregon Health Authority has lifted the advisory following water samples showing no measurable toxins.
    • Lava Lake: Lava Lake currently has an algae bloom.
    • Lake Billy Chinook: Lake Billy Chinook currently has an algae bloom.

    To learn more about blue-green algae blooms, download this poster & visit our info page.

    How does blue-green algae monitoring look different during COVID19?