EL DORADO – A workshop on control of feral hogs is set for March 27 in El Dorado. The workshop will be held from 1 p.m. To 4:45 p.m.
The workshop is a project of the University of Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service and will include talks and demonstrations by several staff members of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission.
It is free, but registration is required. To register, phone the Union County Cooperative Extension Office at 870-864-1916 or Calhoun County Cooperative Extension Office at 870-798-2231. The workshop will be at the Union County Fairgrounds, 334 W. Hillsboro Street (U.S. Highway 82) in El Dorado.
Segments of the workshop will include “Natural History and Biology of Feral Hogs” by Robin Bridges, of the Extension Service, “Those Pesky Hogs” by Jaret Rushing of the Extension Service, “How to Hunt and Trap Feral Hogs” by Gary Thornton of the AGFC, “Hog Hunting and Trapping Regulations” by Rushing and Logan Brown of the AGFC, “Hog Harvest: Field Dress, Donate, Dispose” by Laura Rogers of the AGFC, and “Feral Hog Resources” by Rushing.
Hog traps will be set up for participants to see.