I'm fine with some healthy algae, of course, but I want to make sure that this is healthy and the pond will not be overrun. There is more than in other years and a lot more seems to be lurking under the surface. Any advice?
We recommend contacting the Vermont Agency of Natural Resources/Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) – Watershed Management Division for assistance with this problem:
DEC has 5 offices around Vermont (http://dec.vermont.gov/about-dec/locations); the Montpelier and St. Johnsbury locations are closest to your area:
One National Life Drive
Montpelier, VT 05620-3520
St. Johnsbury Regional Office
1229 Portland Street, Suite 201
St. Johnsbury, Vermont 05819-2099