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This tiny organism might muck up Lake Tahoe’s crystal-clear waters

Greg Thomas | San Francisco Chronicle
July 8, 2023

Darcie Goodman Collins, CEO of the League to Save Lake Tahoe, said TERC “has been instrumental in our efforts to keep Tahoe blue” for decades and that its research “will be important to understand the full picture” of lake ecology. She said the shrimp-daphnia link “could be a key component” of lake clarity but cautioned that attributing it as a main driver would be a “rash assumption.”

“The data doesn’t clearly support that bold of a claim,” Collins said. If it did, it could mean changing how Tahoe is managed. “We need to be sure what’s really going on.”

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