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Ontario: Whirlpool Lake and Campground closed for season over concerns of zebra mussels

(May 10, 2018) -- Parks Canada has closed Whirlpool Lake and campground for the 2018 camping season as a precautionary measure.

TORONTO, Ontario — Parks Canada has closed Whirlpool Lake and campground for the 2018 camping season as a precautionary measure.

Officials made the decision after DNA evidence of zebra mussels was found in water samples taken last summer and fall.

The mussels are an incredibly invasive species and the fear is that they could spread to other lakes in Manitoba.

Read the full story from Global News.

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Rebecca Smith is a Wisconsin native currently living in Illinois with her husband, Eric, and two dogs, Maggie and Grace. She enjoys hiking, biking, kayaking and, of course, camping in cabins and park models.

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