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The Biology, Management and    Control of Wild Pigs

A Symposium for Land and Resource Managers

 

Day 1: Wednesday, April 21, Morning

 

8:00 a.m. (opens)

Registration

 

South Carolina Chapter of Soil & Water Conservation Service (SCSWCS) 

Session 1: Biology of Wild Pigs

 

 

9:00 9:10

Moderator

P. Anderson, USFS- Savannah River (USFS-SR)

 

 

 

 

9:10-9:30 a.m.

Welcome

 

I. D. Green, USFS-SR

 

9:30-10:00 a.m.          

History and Current Status of Wild Pigs in the U.S.

 

J. J. Mayer, Westinghouse Savannah River Company (WSRC)

10:00-10:30 a.m.

Expansion Dynamics of Wild Pigs in California: Population Genetic Structure and Habitat Availability

 

R. Loggins, University of North Dakota

 

 

10:30-11:00 a.m.

Break

 

 

11:00-11:30 a.m.

Reproductive Biology of Wild Pigs

C. E. Comer, University of Georgia (UGA), and J. J. Mayer, WSRC

11:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Wild Pig Food Habits

C. R. Allen, Clemson University

 

 

12:00-1:00 p.m.

Lunch (provided on site)

 

 

 

           

 

 

 

Day 1: Wednesday, April 21, Afternoon

 

 

 

 

 

 

1:00 p.m.

Moderator

D. W. Imm, USFS-SR

 

 

1:00-1:30 p.m.

Overview of Wild Pig Damage

 

J. J. Mayer, WSRC

 

 

1:30 -2:00 p.m.

Ecological Effects of Wild Pigs in California Oak Woodland Ecosystems

 

R. Sweitzer, University of North Dakota

 

 

2:00-2:30 p.m.

Wild Pig Disturbance to Native Plant Communities and Rare Plant populations

D. W. Imm, USFS-SR

 

 

 

 

2:30-3:00 p.m.

Break

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3:00 p.m.

Moderator

J. C. Kilgo, Southern Research Station

 

 

3:00-3:30 p.m.

Wild Pig Habitat Use and Disturbance in Floodplain Wetlands and Adjacent Uplands at Congaree National Park, South Carolina

 

S. Zengel, W. Conner and C. R. Allen, Clemson University

 

 

 

3:30-4:00 p.m.

Diseases and Parasites of Wild Pigs

D. E. Stallknecht and S. E. Little, Southeastern  Cooperative Wildlife Disease Study

 

 

 

 

4:00-4:30 p.m.

Contaminated Groundwater Outcrops as an Attractant For Wild Pigs

 

D. G. Jackson, F. D. Martin and J. J. Mayer, WSRC

 

 

 

4:30-4:45 p.m.

Session Closure

L. A. Moore-Barnhill, USFS‑SR

 

 

 

 

Adjourn / Evening Meal (on your own)

 

 

 

Day 2: Thursday, April 22, Morning

 

 

 

 

 

 

8:00 a.m. (opens)

Registration

SCSWCS

 

Session 2 Management and Control Techniques for Wild Pigs

 

 

8:00 a.m.

Moderator

I. L. Brisbin, Jr., UGA

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

8:00-8:10 a.m.

Welcome

L. A. Moore-Barnhill, USFS‑SR

 

 

 

 

 

 

8:10-8:40 a.m.

Trapping

P. E. Johns, Carolina Wildlife Control, and J. J. Mayer, WSRC

 

 

 

 

 

 

8:40-9:10 a.m.

Dogging

J. J. Mayer, WSRC, and R. E. Hamilton, Wild Hog Control

 

 

 

 

 

 

9:10-9:40 a.m.

Control shooting

D. M. Hoffman, USDA/APHIS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

9:40-10:00 a.m.

Break

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10:00 10:20 a.m.

Contraception of Feral Pigs: A Potential Method for Population and Disease Control

L. A. Miller, USDA National Wildlife Research Center

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10:20-10:40

Comparison of Control Techniques

J. J. Mayer, WSRC

 

 

 

 

 

 

Session 3 Wild Pig Management Case Studies  

 

 

 

 

10:40 a.m.

Moderator

J. J. Mayer, WSRC

 

 

 

 

 

 

10:40-11:00 a.m.

Savannah River Site

L. A. Moore-Barnhill, USFS‑SR, and J. J. Mayer, WSRC

 

 

 

 

 

 

11:00-11:20 p.m.

Great Smoky Mountains National Park

B. Stiver, National Park Service

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

11:20 a.m.1:00 p.m.

Lunch (on your own) 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Day 2: Thursday, April 22, Afternoon

 

 

Session 3 Wild Pig Management Case Studies  Continued

 

 

1:00 p.m.

Moderator

J. J. Mayer, WSRC

 

 

1:001:20 p.m.

Cumberland Island National Seashore

E. O'Connell, National Park Service

 

 

1:20-1:40 p.m.

Fort Benning Military Reservation

S. S. Ditchkoff, Auburn University

 

 

1:40-2:00 p.m.

Robins Air Force Base

R. Sargent, U.S. Air Force (USAF)

 

 

2:00-2:20 p.m.

Eglin Air Force Base

D. D. Teague, USAF

 

 

 

2:20-2:40 p.m.

Break

 

 

 

2:40-3:00 p.m.

Avon Park Air Force Range

J. Bridges, USAF

 

 

3:00-3:20 p.m.

A State Wildlife Agency Approach to Feral Hogs and Case Study From Ossabaw Island

 

H. R. Barnhill and J. Simmons, GA Department of Natural Resources

 

 

3:20-3:40 p.m.

Ossabaw Island

I. L. Brisbin, Jr., UGA

 

 

3:40-4:00 p.m.

Session Closure/Meeting Adjournment

D. W. Wilson, USFS-SR

 

 

Sponsored by U. S. Forest Service-Savannah River