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Kristen Dieterle

On the Front Lines - Fish Collection

"On The Front Lines" showcases DEC employees and the unique work they do. Watch biologist Kristen Dieterle and coworkers from the Bureau of Ecosystem Health collect fish to monitor contaminants in the water.

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Harmful Algal Blooms

Sign up to receive weekly notifications of which NYS lakes have harmful algal blooms and learn about the action plans for 12 priority waterbodies across the state, along with available grants.