David Rainer: Agencies meet to work on feral swine solutions

If you've ever explored Alabama's wilderness or climbed aboard a tractor to farm, you know the devastating impact feral hogs can have on the landscape. Due to the incredible reproductive ability of these feral pigs, population control is difficult at best, and many researchers believe that complete eradication of this invasive species is not a […]

David Rainer: Forever Wild Board commits to feral hog mitigation

As the Forever Wild Land Trust prepares for its first meeting of the year on February 1 in Montgomery, the FWLT Board of Directors will spend up to $1 million to strengthen existing efforts. The focus will be on the initiative adopted at the last meeting in 2023. Reduce the impact of feral pig populations. […]

Growing feral cats population in Yuma County

Yuma, AZ (KYMA, KECY) – Yuma’s feral cat population is increasing. But the Humanitarian Society of Yuma (HSOY) says there are ways to control it. Kitten season has begun and HSOY needs your help to keep the feral cat population under control. Warming contributes to an increase in cat numbers Rafael Garcia of HSOY said: […]

Kill order for New Mexico feral cows issued by US officials

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Gunner-laden helicopters will fly over parts of southwestern New Mexico’s vast Gila Wilderness next week, looking for wild cattle to kill. U.S. Forest Service administrators Thursday approved a plan to protect sensitive sites in the country’s first designated wilderness areas. The move is poised to legally challenge how unbranded livestock and […]