Country's Deepest Lake Has Invasive Species Problem
The climate is changing in the Pacific Northwest, and the consequences are playing out in some surprising ways.
At Crater Lake National Park in Oregon, the surface water temperature of the country’s deepest lake is on the rise. An invasive crayfish species is loving the new warmer waters and that’s putting the lake’s clarity and native creatures in jeopardy.
Jes Burns of Oregon Public Broadcasting and the reporting collaborative EarthFix reports.
- Jes Burns, Southern Oregon reporter for EarthFix.