Sunday, July 10, 2016

MDC partners with Lincoln University on Poplar Bluff Feral Hog Workshop

Free workshop addresses feral hog concerns and assistance available to landowners.
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. – The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) has partnered with Lincoln University to present a free Feral Hog Workshop for landowners at Three Rivers Community College in Poplar Bluff. The workshop is July 12 at 6 p.m.
The workshop is cooperation between Lincoln University Small Farm Program, University of Missouri Extension, MDC and USDA APHIS Wildlife Services.
Presentations will address feral hog concerns, proper control and identification of damage, appropriate removal and public health concerns.
MDC and APHIS Wildlife Services will highlight assistance available to farmers, ranchers and landowners.  The workshop will also feature a trapping display.
The workshop will begin with a meal at 6 p.m. with the program to follow.  Registration is required and attendance is limited to 40 people.
To register, contact Erin Brindisi at Brindisie@lincolnu.edu, or (573)681-5312. For more information, contact David Middleton at Middletond@lincolnu.edu or (417)466-8056. Learn more about feral hogs at mdc.mo.gov/feralhog.