Managing Wildlife Damage Webinar Set July 1

Managing Wildlife Damage Webinar Set July 1
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The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will present a webinar, “Integrated Approaches to Managing Wildlife Damage,” at noon on July 1. This is part of the ongoing Rangeland, Wildlife and Fisheries Management Stewardship Series of webinars.

The featured speaker is John Tomeček, Ph.D., AgriLife Extension wildlife specialist in the Department of Rangeland, Wildlife and Fisheries Management, Thrall. Tomeček is also the chair-elect of the National Wild Pig Task Force, which works to provide objective information to state legislatures and the U.S. Congress.

Wild hogs are cause problems for producers in the throughout most of Texas. (Texas A&M AgriLife photo by Kay Ledbetter)

Managing wildlife damage

During this webinar, participants will learn about a variety of methods by which wildlife damage is managed. The cost is $35. Advance registration at http://bit.ly/RWFMJuly is required for all participants. Pay via credit card when registering to immediately receive instructions to access the webinar.

“Dr. Tomeček will present valuable information regarding integrated wildlife damage management that recognizes the value of animals and their role in the ecosystem—this management style seeks to utilize the appropriate tool for the problem, and how to apply multiple tools to achieve the management goal,” said series co-coordinator Morgan Treadwell, Ph.D., AgriLife Extension range specialist, San Angelo. “We will discuss lethal and nonlethal approaches and include a special session on the proper use and application of toxicants.”

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Susan Himes
 
Susan Himes is a writer and media relations specialist for Texas A&M AgriLife. She writes news releases and features from science-based information generated by the agency. She also covers human interest stories and events across the state.