Willow Creek SRA on toxic algae alert

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. Recreational boating and fishing are permitted, but people are advised to avoid full body contact activities such as swimming and wading. Public areas for camping, fishing, picnics, and other outdoor activities remain open. To find out more about toxic algae, visit the Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality website at: www.deq.state.ne.us