Long-time residents of the Lake Windermere region often comment there are more plants in the lake now than there used to be.
Weed management might also push a lake over its threshold point.
In most municipalities, including Invermere, stormdrains flow directly into the local waterbody without being treated.
The shift on the lake’s surface from ice to water happened so quickly that I had to blink to make sure I wasn’t imagining it.
The findings are out from a new four-year study which took an in-depth look at the health of Windermere Creek.