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2008 "Volunteers Working With Invasives"
Grants Report Form

Display Report


Project Title: Feral Hog Control
Region: 4
Station: 43582, 43581, 43580
Contact Person:
Name and Phone Number
Stephanie Allison, 662-235-4989
Project Description:
(Up to 250 words)
Feral hogs are numerous and widespread through three refuges in the Theodore Roosevelt Complex including Panther Swamp, Hillside and Morgan Brake NWR's. In order to implement a multi-faceted approach for managing feral hog populations the appropriate firearms were purchased. Three automatic rifles of .308 (1) and .223 (2) caliber were funded as well as a night vision scope. Field implementation will begin as soon as weapons are delivered and readied use.
List of Invasives Species Targeted:Common NameScientific Name
  Feral hog Sus scrofa
Project Status: InProgress
Project Completion Date
or Estimated Completion Date:


Volunteer Affiliation:
(Check all that apply)
Volunteer Involvement:
Describe the type of work the volunteers performed. (Up to 150 words)
Total Number of Volunteers:
Total Number of Volunteer Hours:
List both new and existing partnerships utilized in this project. (Up to 150 words).


Project Results:
Give an overview of the results of the project. Include quantifiable measure of success, such as maps produced, efficacy of control measures, number of sites where invasions were detected early and responded to, number of community contacts, etc. (Up to 250 words).
Information on the effectiveness of the project is not yet available. Firearms purchase with this funding are just now being delivered. Intensive control efforts are not expected to be implemented until all weapons are readied for use.
Number of Acres Treated: 62,000
Number of Acres Inventoried and/or Mapped:
Number of Acres Restored:


Budget: Account for funds in broad categories such as equipment, volunteer stipends, travel, coordinator salary/contract, etc.

Total Grant Amount:

$ $19,500.00

Breakdown of Expenditures:


Total $ Spent
% of Total Grant
Equipment / Supplies $19,500.00 100%
Biocontrol Agents
Volunteer Stipends
Volunteer Coordinator Salary/Contract
Restoration Materials
TOTAL 19,500 100

Recommendations: (OPTIONAL)
How useful was this program for meeting refuge invasive species objectives and how can it be improved?
This program has been very useful in providing funding for the necessary field supplies to implement a feral hog management program the infested refuges.


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