Wild Pig Management Workshop

Workshop Details - Workshop registration is full.

​December 7, 2022; 1:00 - 4:00 pm

Lampasas County Farm Bureau

1793 US-281, Lampasas, TX 76550

Doors open at 12:30 pm for sign in

Wild pigs are a threat to waterways and ecosystems as their numbers rapidly increase across the state every day. Annual damages in Texas are estimated around $500 million. Join us to learn more about effective management & trapping practices. This workshop is FREE, but there is a $20 FEE for participants needing Private Pesticide Applicator license CEUs including one integrated pest management, one laws and regulations, and one general.

This workshop is a joint effort among the Lampasas River Watershed Partnership, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, Texas A&M AgriLife Research, and the Hill Country Soil and Water Conservation District and the Texas State Soil and Water Conservation Board.

Topics will include basic wild pig ecology and biology, transportation regulations, and demonstration of the PigBrig smart trapping system.  Hill Country Soil and Water Conservation District will also unveil their new locally led wild pig trap rental program. 

Preregistration is requested by 5 p.m. December 5. Those needing private pesticide applicator license CEUs may pay the $20 fee with cash or check on the day of the program.

Topics Include:

Wild Pig Behavior

Trapping & Control Methods

PigBrig Trap Demonstration

Transport & Disposal

Local Trap Rental Program

Lampasas River Watershed Protection Plan