Stories tagged: feral pigs
Sun., June 18, 2017, 6 a.m.
Out & About: Wild swine an invasive species curse
Feral pigs were quickly targeted last year in Washington by state and federal wildlife officials who closed down a state wildlife area near Moses Lake and used traps, bait stations, …
Thu., Nov. 24, 2016, 5:32 a.m.
State adopts no tolerance policy for feral pigs
Being ahead of the game is the name of the game in dealing with invasive species. That’s why Idaho staffs up to 20 boat inspection stations to prevent quagga and …
Wed., March 2, 2016, 1:37 p.m.
Feral pig extermination prompts wildlife area closure
A month-long government effort to eliminate feral pigs in Grant County has prompted the closure of a two-square-mile area of public land west of Moses Lake.
Tue., July 24, 2012
Pigs gone wild in crosshairs of NW states
BOISE – Northwest states have launched a campaign to combat the latest invasive species that’s turned up in all three states — feral pigs. Originating in Europe and Asia and …
Mon., July 23, 2012, 10:53 a.m.
Campaign urges reporting of feral pig sightings
Idaho, Oregon and Washington have jointly launched a “Squeal on Pigs” campaign to combat the latest invasive species - feral swine - that’s turned up in all three states.