East Texas Game Wardens Comment on new feral hog hunting law
NACOGDOCHES, Texas (KTRE) - A bill signed by Governor Greg Abbott has given more freedom to Texans battling the feral hog population. Previous laws restricted the circumstances when hogs could be hunted. Now, the rules have been changed.Read more...
Feral hog control requires cooperation, communication
When it comes to feral hogs, “the one that got away,” can create up to 50 new pigs, says a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension wildlife specialist.Read more...
Hunting License No Longer Required to Hunt Wild Pigs in Texas
No hunting license? No problem…at least when it comes to wild pigs (Sus scrofa). These exotic invaders continue to be a growing detriment to water quality, native species, habitat and agricultural production.Read more...
USDA announces feral swine control pilot program
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced $75 million in funding is available for the eradication and control of feral swine through a new pilot program.Read more...
USDA Announces Feral Swine Eradication and Control Pilot Program
WASHINGTON, June 20, 2019 – USDA announced today it is offering $75 million in funding for the eradication and control of feral swine through the Feral Swine Eradication and Control Pilot Program (FSCP) in a joint effort with USDA’s Natural Resources…Read more...
No License Needed: Texas Reforms Feral Pig Law
Texans no longer need a license to kill wild hogs. On May 31, Governor Gregg Abbott signed a bill to allow people to kill feral hogs without a license.Read more...
Wild Pig Management Workshop set June 27 in Dawson
DAWSON – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and Tarrant Regional Water District, or TRWD, will conduct a Wild Pig Management Workshop for landowners and the public from 8:15 a.m.-2 p.m. June 27 in Dawson.Read more...
Invasive wild pigs a growing threat to agriculture
The rapid spread of wild pig populations across Canada could have serious implications for agriculture.Read more...
Governor signs East Texas senator’s bill allowing feral hog kills without license
AUSTIN, Texas (KLTV) - Gov. Greg Abbott has signed a bill loosening up freedom in Texans’ battle against the feral hog population.Read more...
New Blog - What's New with NRI’s Wild Pig Reporting System
Wild pigs and their damage are constantly being observed across Texas, but until recently, we didn’t have a reliable method of collecting information on wild pig numbers - where they were sighted and the extent of their damages. NRI’s wild pig repor…Read more...