The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will host a nuisance wildlife management program on June 27 in Georgetown.

Three black vultures are standing in a pasture. A nuisance wildlife program on June 27 in Georgetown will feature ways to control black vultures.
Ways to control nuisance wildlife including black vultures will be among the topics discussed at the June 27 event. (Michael Miller/Texas A&M AgriLife)

The free event is from 10 a.m.-noon at the AgriLife Extension office in Williamson County, 100 Wilco Way, Suite AG 205. To register, visit

One Texas Department of Agriculture integrated pest management continuing education unit is available to private pesticide applicator license holders.

Program topics and speakers

Participants will learn the latest techniques and resources available to them to help control nuisance wildlife including feral hogs and black vultures.

Linda Tschirhart-Hejl, Texas Wildlife Services district supervisor, Bryan-College Station, and Cole May, Williamson County trapper, Georgetown, will discuss the following topics:

  • New feral hog toxicant and contraceptive bait information.
  • Feral hog management.
  • Black vulture management techniques and depredation permit information.
  • Biology and significance of nuisance pets affecting Williamson County and Central Texas.
  • Integrated pest management techniques, laws and regulations.

For more information, contact Gary Pastushok, AgriLife Extension agriculture and natural resources agent in Williamson County, at 512-943-3300 or [email protected].

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