Feral Swine Program on March 10th in Oak Hill

How many invasive species can you identify in this photo?


YOU DON’T WANT THIS IN YOUR WOODS!!! Photo courtesy of Craig Hicks, USDA APHIS

From the Wayne National Forest Facebook Page:

The Oak Hill Public Library will sponsor a Feral Swine (WILD BOAR) Program on Thursday, March 10th at 6:00 p.m. in the Jenkins room at the library.

Feral Swine are quickly becoming an issue in the state of Ohio.
Craig Hicks, Wildlife Disease Biologist /Ohio Feral Swine Coordinator, USDA APHIS Wildlife Services will discuss the growing concerns of the feral swine in Ohio.Two new techs to our area, Cmaeron Gray and Cory Clark along with Ted Witham, Jackson County Wildlife Officer/Ohio Division of Wildlife will also be on hand to help answer questions for the evening.

They’ll be able to show you how the USDA deals with hogs and why it’s important to take these proper steps when dealing with feral swine.
Information covered during the program will include identifying hog sign, what to do, who to contact, potential damage, how to help and Ohio hog status.
If you are interested in attending this free informational program call the library at 740-682-6457 to register

4 thoughts on “Feral Swine Program on March 10th in Oak Hill

  1. First I have heard of a hog problem in Ohio. Which counties are affected and what are the laws for hunting them?

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