Got wild hog damage?

Published 11:12 pm Wednesday, March 12, 2008

By Staff
Special to the Advance
The Alabama Cooperative Extension System at Auburn University, the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources – Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries and the University of Florida will host a half day seminar on managing wild hog and deer crop loss (agricultural, forestry, etc).
The seminar will be held at the Perdido River Farms Conference Room located at 5535 Poarch Road in Atmore March 25 from 8:30 a.m. until 2 p.m.
The seminar will feature several professional hog and deer biologists from Alabama, covering topics such as wild hog biology and ecology, wild hog trapping techniques and trap designs, non-lethal methods for reducing crop loss, managing deer populations, regulations regarding removal of animals and development of cooperatives with adjacent landowners to effectively manage wild hog and deer damage.
There will be an on site demonstration of hog trap construction, design and use. This seminar will provide practical information for landowners and natural resource professionals for reducing wild hog and deer damage.
The cost for "Managing Wild Hog and Deer Damage: Practical techniques for reducing crop loss" is $20 per person and includes coffee, donuts, lunch and an informational packet.
Pre-registration is required. To register, contact Kelly Knowles, ACES-AU by phone at 334-844-1010 or by email at

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