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Feds launch new effort to stop feral hog problem

In Southeast Farm Press

The USDA launched earlier this month a national effort to reduce the devastating damage caused by feral swine.  The $20 million program aims to help states deal with a rapidly expanding population of invasive wild swine that causes $1.5 billion in annual damage and control costs.

National

Damage by wild hogs cost Alabama $800M

Federal, state officials looking for ways to reduce the population

“…hunters have proven to be as much a part of the problem as a part of the solution. 569 more words

Educational

Eyes in the air: States move to ban drone-assisted hunting

  • Fox News is reporting new gaming laws aimed at banning hunting assisted by drone technology are under review in some states.  Among others, Colorado, Idaho, and Montana have already outlawed the technology and I expect many more states to follow. 

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Louisiana

Eyes in the air: States move to ban drone-assisted hunting

  • Fox News is reporting new gaming laws aimed at banning hunting assisted by drone technology are under review in some states.  Among others, Colorado, Idaho, and Montana have already outlawed the technology and I expect many more states to follow. 

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Louisiana

Shooters To Aim At Feral Hogs From Helicopters

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Department of Wildlife and Fisheries has hired marksmen to shoot feral hogs from helicopters flying over two wildlife management areas in south Louisiana. 111 more words

News

Feral Hog Hunt By Helicopter Concerns Local Hunters

The feral hog population is quickly becoming a real problem in the state of Louisiana.  From destroying sugarcane and levees, to attacks on hunters.  The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is organizing a helicopter hunt to try to control the problem. 411 more words

Louisiana

Feral Hog Hunt By Helicopter Concerns Local Hunters

The feral hog population is quickly becoming a real problem in the state of Louisiana.  From destroying sugarcane and levees, to attacks on hunters.  The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is organizing a helicopter hunt to try to control the problem. 420 more words

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