HAB Info from the DEC

Residents asked specifically if HABs are dangerous to wildlife ( in addition to humans and pets!)  Here is today’s response:   “Thanks for contacting DEC.   The body of research on toxins from HABs indicate that their effects are most often seen in mammals, however in NY we do not have any documented impacts on …

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MICA Meeting Reminder: Thursday, September 20th

Middle Island Civic Association Meeting Notice Thursday, September 20th, 2018 at 7:00PM Our next MICA meeting will be held on Thursday, September 20th, 2018 in the first floor Clemens Room of our beautiful LONGWOOD PUBLIC LIBRARY at 800 Middle Country Road at 7:00PM.  Please join us. Bring a neighbor. Learn about the New York State …

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Second HAB in Middle Island Waters

Middle Island’s Spring Lake has been diagnosed with a HAB, harmful algae bloom, of cyanobacteria or blue-green algae.  This is the third year in a row for Spring Lake.  The HAB in Artist Lake is also still present, according to the NYS DEC.  As noted below, officials ask residents not to use, swim or wade …

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