Unusual? No, this is really a typical marriage of agriculture, government agencies, science and hunters, working on problems of wildlife management, feral hogs in this case.
Notes from Texas Parks & Wildlife:
Feral hogs are running wild across Texas, at great cost to farmers, ranchers, and native wildlife. Hunters are helping, but science may prove critical to controlling the invasion on a broader scale. For more information on feral hogs and http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/huntwild/…control, visit:
When it comes to feral hogs, every Texan turns environmentalist.
- Central Texas city trying to cope with feral hogs (reporternews.com)
- Feral hogs cause havoc in neighborhood (wtvr.com)
- Central Texas city trying to cope with feral hogs (star-telegram.com)
- Some Texas landowners profiting from feral hog invasion (southeastfarmpress.com)
- Beaumont cemetery gets state help against hogs (star-telegram.com)
- CNBNEW Hunting and Fishing: Hunters Permitted to take Feral Hogs (gloucestercitynews.net)
- Pennsylvania boar hunting ban nears approval (triblive.com)
- Beaumont cemetery gets state help against hogs (kfdm.com)