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Weevils help park fight invasive weed

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Since Friday morning, 12,000 new bugs now call Perch Lake home.

A bunch of bugs may not sound like a good thing to some water lovers. But to Perch Lake lakeshore property owners and Homestead Parklands officials, an expanding population of milfoil weevils is welcome news.

The hope is that more bugs will mean fewer weeds in the lake.

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