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Blue-green algae and duckweed, shown here, impair pond health.(Credit: Dr. Winfield Fairchild)

Goose Droppings Fuel Fish-Choking Algae In Local Ponds

Upper Merion Township cancelled this year’s annual Trout Rodeo fishing event for kids because the pond at the township park was too polluted by goose droppings and algae.

04/18/2014

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State Trooper & Police Officer Help Rescue Puppy From Frozen Pond In Bucks County

Only Friday morning things weren’t so typical as the geese on the pond caught the 9-month-old puppy’s eye.

12/27/2013

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87-Year-Old Man Found Dead In Pond After Freak Mowing Accident

Police in Pennsylvania say an 87-year-old man was found dead in a pond after the mower he was riding apparently slid down an embankment.

07/05/2013

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Top Places Where Dogs Can Swim In Philadelphia

When the dog days of summer approach, a refreshing frolic in a pond or pool is just the thing to put a smile on your furry friend’s face. Pooches dash and dive into creeks or take swimming lessons in special doggie pools. Pets might even enjoy a game of fetch by the water’s edge. Whether there’s a heat wave or a snow storm, the Philadelphia area offers a few awesome locations to take that pup for a swim.

06/01/2012