A “surface aerator” near the Pergola is the first of several changes to improve water quality and protect wildlife during harmful algae blooms.
State wildlife officials want the public’s observations of marine creatures during the harmful algae bloom.
Streaks of the tea-colored algae were first reported at the Berkeley Marina.
Stewards of Oakland’s wildlife refuge are fundraising to create oxygenated refuges where fish can escape harmful algae blooms.
Crews have removed over 1,200 pounds of dead fish from the lake, which has been hard-hit by a massive algae bloom.