Inside Outdoors Radio
Environmental Commission Warns Residents,
From March 19, 2001 Radio Program
Don't Dump Your Goldfish And Aquarium Plants Into Local Environment
Bloomington, Indiana - Its almost that time of the year again summer!
The City of Bloomington Environmental Commission offers
warm congratulations to those of
It can be very harmful to our local environment to empty
aquariums into natural or man-made
Many aquarium plants and animals are non-native and
can wreak havoc on our local
The infestation of our own Lake Griffy with Brazilian
elodea, a popular non-native aquarium
We are looking to be proactive and avoid a repeat.
It is our responsibility as stewards of our local environment
to take necessary care to assure
If you must part with plant or animal species, first try to find a good home for them.
For more information, please contact the City of Bloomington
Animal Shelter at (812) 349-3492
And please, do not dump aquarium materials into drains
or waterways and do not release any
Thank you, and have a great summer!