Thursday 8 September 2022

09:45-10:30
SESSION D - Population control­
Moderator: Tomasz Podgórski
Keeping pace with technology: Drone-supported monitoring and targeted wild boar hunting in times of ASF epidemic

Niels Hahn 1, Rudi Messmer 2, Sven Messmer 2, Tim Messmer 2
1WILCON Wildlife Consulting, Germany
2Messmer Family - Hunting and Parson Russell Terrier breeding, Germany

Factors influencing the number of wild boar hunted in battues in Mediterranean Natural Protected Areas

Joana Colomer 1, Carme Rosell 1, Ferran Navàs 2, Marina Torrellas 2, Berta Pericas 2, Daniel Guinart 3, Giovanna Massei 4, José Domingo Rodríguez-Tejeiro 5
1Minuartia, Wildlife Consultancy. University of Barcelona. Department of Evolutionary Biology, Ecology and Environmental Sciences, Barcelona, Spain
2Minuartia, Wildlife Consultancy, Barcelona, Spain
3Montseny Natural Park, Diputació de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain.
4Animal and Plant Health Agency, United Kingdom, Botstiber Institute for Wildlife Fertility Control Europe, University of York, UK
5University of Barcelona. Department of Evolutionary Biology, Ecology and Environmental Sciences, Barcelona, Spain.

Changes on the wild boar hunting in Montseny during the last 20 years: implications for management

Daniel Guinart 1, Carme Rosell 2, Ferran Navas 3, Joana Colomer 2
1Montseny Natural Park, Diputació de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain.
2Minuartia, Wildlife Consultancy. University of Barcelona. Department of Evolutionary Biology, Ecology and Environmental Sciences, Barcelona, Spain
3Minuartia, Wildlife Consultancy, Barcelona, Spain

Fertility control of wild boar in urban areas of northeastern Spain

M Lopez-Bejar 1, A Carbajal 1, S Olvera 1, E Casas 2, F Closa 2, F Bellamy 3, M Gomm 3, D Eckery 4, G Massei 5
1Department of Animal Health and Anatomy, College of Veterinary Sciences, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Spain
2VETS and WILDLIFE, Terrassa, Spain
3National Wildlife Management Centre Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA), York, UK
4USDA, APHIS National Wildlife Research Center, Fort Collins, CO, USA
5Botstiber Institute for Wildlife Fertility Control, Media, PA, USA

Management effects of a Wild Boar (Sus scrofa) population in Wadi Issachar, Israel - culling

Ido Gal 1, David Saltz 1, Amit Dolev 2
1Ben-Gurion university, Israel
2Israel Nature and parks authority, Israel