A green, swirling paint-like substance floats atop the surface of a pond. It's an example of a microcystis bloom.

Have you ever looked into a pond and observed a green, swirling paint-like substance on the surface? Have you ever wondered what this is? Watershed Specialist Amanda delves into what causes harmful algal blooms and ways to keep your pets and yourself safe when you see this odd matter.

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Join us on our Facebook page every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 10 a.m. for a live video with Great Parks staff. Just because the temperature has started to cool doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy the great outdoors! Follow along as we show you some of our favorite places for fall fun at Miami Whitewater Forest.

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Join us on our Facebook page every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 10 a.m. for a live video with Great Parks staff. Nature Interpreter Will and Chris Anderson from Science Around Cincy share how you can turn trash into nature’s treasure through composting. Learn how to start your own compost bin in this video.

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Join us on our Facebook page every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 10 a.m. for a live video with Great Parks staff. While we can’t celebrate National Public Lands Day with you in person, we’re bringing the celebration to you. We’re holding a tree planting at Winton Woods Campground to commemorate the occasion.

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