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December 09, 2016
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Feral hogs in Bethel

Brown Otto said she had discussed the situation with the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC), and the only way this operation could be controlled is through the development of a local statute that specifically addresses wild boars.

On its website, the DEC says, “DEC’s goal is to eradicate feral swine from the state’s landscape. In New York, people with a small-game license may shoot and keep feral swine at any time and in any number.”

There is no problem here

The hogs can be eliminated relatively quickly, all it takes is a bunch guys over a couple of weekends with their deer rifles or shotguns with buckshot.

Do it now while it can be controlled.