Wildlife officials in Ontario are drafting a new strategy to keep wild pigs from establishing themselves in the province, to prevent what officials have referred to as an “ecological train wreck.”?
The province published its proposal on Wednesday, asking hunterspictured in a file photo, trappers and other outdoor enthusiasts for their inputThe virus variant first isolated in India might be muscling its way into Ontario and threatening declining case counts i?into?how to deal with a potential porcine invasion, should it arrive.Chief Investigative Reporter?
“Based on experiences from other jurisdictions, it is clear that the least costly and most effective approach for managing wild pigs is to act earlyCanada,United States,U.S.,America,COVID-19,coronavirus,pandemic,Trump,vaccines,ITC1,KMI2,smg_canada,smg2_news,InHouseArticle_thestar,” the Ontario government website said.
The proposal seeks to add wild pigs, along with 12 other invasive speciesthere had been about 1.2 million confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada sinc, to the Ontario Invasive Species Act, giving authorities more means at their disposal to eradicate the wily and elusive animals.?