Banks of Charles River
Memorial Drive at the Weeks Bridge
The Charles River is burdened by blue-green algae. Microcystis secretes a toxin when it dies; accumulations of this toxin pose a risk to humans and animals. Phosphorus-laden runoff is also an issue.
Amber Espar, Barbara August, Alice Hunter, Hilary Lake, Januar Ciel, Cathy Salmon, Donna Newman-Bluestein
Other resources and links
Charles River Watershed Association http://www.crwa.org/
The Cambridge River Festival (June 4th)