Quick reporting is key to stopping feral swine from settling in Montana

Quick reporting is key to stopping feral swine from settling in Montana

Author: Matt Hoffman

Published: November 18, 2019

Spotting a feral pig can be tough. 

While photographs from 2018 showed that feral swine that have recently exploded in population in Canada are only five miles from Montana's border, an aerial survey last year failed to find any of the hogs. 

At a summit hosted by the Montana Invasive Species Council on Friday, University of Saskatchewan researcher Ryan Brook showed aerial photos of what appeared to be simply a muddy patch breaking up a snowy landscape. 

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