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Next Chapter Meeting is Monday, 24 February 2020


Feral Pigs in the Hill Country: Confessions of a Novice Hog Trapper shared by Craig Childs

Feral swine continue to be a menace, from economic damage to the state’s agricultural interests to environmental destruction.

The speaker, after providing an overview of the problem from local, national, and international perspectives, will review management strategies and insights on how to integrate tools for hog management that would be appropriate for a given property and management goals.  

A review of zoonotic illnesses and feral hogs will be followed by an interactive discussion with the audience on the role of hog toxicants.

More About Our Meetings

The monthly meeting of the Hill Country Chapter of the Texas Master Naturalist program is free and open to the public. Please join us in the Upper Guadalupe River Authority Lecture Hall, 125 North Lehmann Drive in Kerrville. Members and guests have time to chat starting at 6:15 p.m. Monthly awards are presented at 6:45. Presentation begins at 7.

 

 

 

 

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NEW in the Spotlight

The Pollinator Garden at Kerrville-Schreiner Park where Larry Eskridge makes the garden grow.

UGRA EduScape where Reggie Cox plants plants with our garden partnership with UGRA.

South Llano River Birding Festival where Sherry Wilson coordinates the flock.

 

 

 

 

Texas Master Naturalist, Hill Country Chapter is one of 50 regional Texas Master Naturalist volunteer corps. The Hill Country Chapter serves the heart of the beautiful Texas Hill Country. Our members are active in more than 80 volunteer service projects in Bandera, Edwards, Gillespie, Kendall, Kerr, Kimble, Mason, Menard, Real, and San Saba counties. Members receive science-based training in natural resource management and share their knowledge to promote conservation and good stewardship in their communities. Our chapter is a 501(c)(3) organization.

 

 

 

Now in our eighteenth year of commitment to education, outreach, and service, we have trained more than 600 Texas Master Naturalist volunteers who contributed more than 400,000 service hours to their communities. A contribution to the Hill Country and the state of Texas valued at $9.4 million.

 

 

 

Want to join a group of friendly folks who love nature and the Texas Hill Country? Explore our site to learn about our chapter and find details.
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