For most of the year, the Farm Wetlands is an oasis of color. Wild Iris provide yellow and blue hues and wild lilies carpet the shore line in white but this time of the year, the only color is the algae which is forming up along the shore line of the large beaver pond. Viewed through a 50mm lens, it turns into a natural abstract.
Contrary to popular belief, Algae is not a bad thing. Nearly all algae have photosynthetic machinery ultimately derived from the Cyanobacteria. As a result, it produces oxygen as a by-product of photosynthesis. See you next time on most of this same blog.