Protecting Endangered Species from Feral Swine Damage

Protecting Endangered Species from Feral Swine Damage

Author: Jeanine Neskey, Extension Specialist, USDA, APHIS

Published: April 17, 2018

"Havasu National Wildlife Refuge was established by Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1941, as a refuge and breeding ground for migratory birds and other wildlife. The refuge encompasses 37,515 acres of riverine, riparian, wetland, and desert upland habitats protecting one of the last remaining natural stretches of the lower Colorado River along the Arizona and California borders. Feral swine are a hazard to the threatened, endangered, and native wildlife species of the refuge."

Check out the USDA's story Feral Swine Eradication in Havasu National Wildlife Refuge: Protecting Endangered Species from Feral Swine Damage for more!

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