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Weevil talk tops Bistineau Task Force meeting

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Courtesy Photo A cluster of giant salvinia with an adult weevil.

Despite the raging battle against giant salvinia on Lake Bistineau, Bistineau Task Force Member Pete Camp says their weevil project is succeeding.

During the Bistineau Task Force meeting Thursday, he updated members on the progress of the weevils in the gravel pit area at the north end of the lake.

“The gravel pit area is not connected to the lake,” he said. “There was a lot of success in this 20-acre area. We were able to clear maybe a third to a half of that acreage last summer. We checked weevils all the way up through October and November and we still

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