Workshops on feral hogs planned
A series of free workshops have been planned in
several north Louisiana communities to present suggestions and techniques for
managing the wild hog population.
Trailblazer RC&D will be facilitating the
four workshops in partnership with the USDA Natural Resource Conservation
Service, USDA APHIS, ENABLE Midstream Partners, Mudd & Holland Consulting
Foresters and the police juries of Bienville, Jackson, Claiborne and Bossier
Organizers said the first workshop will be held
Thursday, April 13 at 6 p.m. in the Bienville Parish Library in Ringgold.
Additional sessions are planned for May 2 at the Dr. Charles H. Garrett
Community Center in Jonesboro, May 4 at the Claiborne Parish Library in Homer
and June 29 at Town Hall in Haughton.
Professionals will discuss the history and
biology of feral hogs, their impact on wildlife and the environment, control
techniques to manage hog populations, updates on new wild hog bait, local
control efforts and feral hog resources.
Interested individuals should call 318-255-3554
and leave a name and telephone number on the answering machine or email firstname.lastname@example.org for additional assistance or information.
Please inform Trailblazer if an accommodation is needed to participate in the
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