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Northeast Montana Feral Swine Tour highlights need for vigilance

The Northeast Montana Feral Swine Tour was in Blaine County last week. While there appear to be no feral pigs in Montana, MSU Extension Wildlife Specialist Dr. Jared Beaver, Officer Shawn Hondo with the Montana Department of Livestock and Doug Ekberg with USDA's APHIS Wildlife Services shared updates about the continuing need to be vigilant to keep feral pigs out of northern Montana. The meeting in Chinook was attended by about 40 folks who gathered to hear regional experts talk about the challenges of dealing with feral pigs and what programs are in place to keep Montana free of them.

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