Toxic Algae Alert At Willow Creek Recreation Area Near Pierce
Posted: 06 September, 2013
PIERCE - The Willow Creek State Recreation Area, southwest of Pierce, is on Toxic Algae alert. Signs advising people are posted, and the swimming beach is CLOSED.
Lower Elkhorn Natural Resources District Manager, Stan Staab, says “Recreational boating and fishing are permitted, but people are advised to avoid activities that could involve accidental ingesting of water, and to avoid full immersion in the water. It is also important to keep your pets out of the water.” Public areas for camping, picnics and other outdoor activities remain open. To find out more about toxic algae, check out the LENRD’s website at www.lenrd.org