Tuesday 6 September 2022

09:00-09:45
OPENING CEREMONY­
09:45-10:30
Plenary Session I­
Moderator: Carme Rosell
African Swine Fever and wild pig reservoirs: A moving target

Ferran JORI - CIRAD-INRAE, Département BIOS, Campus International de Baillarguet, France

10:30-11:00
Networking Break­
11:30-13:00
SESSION A - ASF management in wild boar­
Moderator: Joaquín Vicente
The review of important role of the wildlife in African swine fever

Jaime Bosch 1, Satoshi Ito 1, Cecilia Aguilar-Vega 1, Carolina Muñoz 1, Jose Manuel Sánchez-Vzcaíno 1
1Complutense University of Madrid (UCM), Department of Animal Health, Faculty of Veterinary and VISAVET (Health Surveillance Center), Spain

Preventive measures against African Swine Fever (ASF) in wild boar: Importance of carcass records and testing as a passive surveillance strategy for early detection

Ulf Hohmann 1, Julia Blicke 2, Janosch Arnold 3, Coralie Herbst 3, Roberto Valerio House 4, Laura Zani 5, Anja Globig 6, Klaas Diezte 6, Klaus Depner 6
1Research Institute for Forest Ecology and Forestry, Germany
2Ministerium für Klimaschutz, Umwelt, Energie und Mobilität, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany
3Wildforschungsstelle des Landes Baden-Württemberg, Germany
4Landesamt für Verbraucherschutz Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany
5Niedersächsisches Landesamt für Verbraucherschutz und Lebensmittelsicherheit, Germany
6Friedrich-Loeffler-Institut, Germany

Ecological connectivity as a tool for predicting African Swine Fever spread: the Italian outbreak as case of study

Sonia Illanas 1, Javier Fernández-López 2, José Antonio Blanco-Aguiar 1, Ezio Ferroglio 3, Massimo Scandura 4, Marco Apollonio 4, Stefania Zanet 3, Rachele Vada 3, Kamila Plis 5, Tomasz Podgorski 5, Jim Casaer 6, Patrick Jansen 7, Graham Smith 8, Simon Croft 8, Oliver Keuling 9, Joaquín Vicente 1, Pelayo Acevedo 1
1IREC-CSIC-UCLM, Spain
2CEFE, Spain
3UNITO, Italy
4UNISS, Italy
5IBS-Bialoweza, Poland
6INBO, Belgium
7WUR, Netherlands
8APHA, United Kingdom
9ITAW, Germany

Determining restriction zones to control African swine fever in wild boar populations using movement data

Elodie Wielgus 1, Alisa Klamm 2, Franz J. Conraths 3, Carsten Dormann 4, Maik Henrich 1, Franz Kronthaler 5, Marco Heurich 1
1Department of Visitor Management and National Park Monitoring, Bavarian Forest National Park, Grafenau, Germany
2Hainich National Park Administration, Bad Langensalza, Germany
3Friedrich-Loeffler-Institut, Federal Research Institute for Animal Health, Institute of Epidemiology, Greifswald-Insel Riems, Germany
4Faculty of Environment and Natural Resources, University of Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany
5Bavarian Health and Food Safety Authority, Oberschleissheim, Germany

African Swine fever management in Belgium

Alain Licoppe 1, Valérie De Waele 1, Annick Linden 2
1Department of Natural and Agricultural Environment Studies - Public Service of Wallonia, Belgium
2University of Liège, Belgium

ASF outbreak in Belgium ; field work of destruction

Pauline Emond 1, Dorothée Denayer 1
1University of Liège, Belgium

Using infrared technology as a tool for finding wild boar carcasses within African Swine Fever outbreaks

Janine Rietz 1, Suzanne van Beeck Calkoen 1, Jens Schlüter 1, Helena Wehner 1, Karlheinz Schindlatz 1, Christian von Hoermann 1, Jörg Müller 1, Marco Heurich 1
1Bavarian Forest National Park, Department of Visitor Management and National Park Monitoring, Germany

Detecting African Swine Fever in near-real time using electronic ear tags with accelerometers

Kevin Morelle 1, Jose Angel Barasona 2, Georg Heine 1, Andreas Daim 3, Janosch Arnold 4, Toralf Bauch 4, Estefania Cadenas-Fernández 2, Aleksandra Kosowska 2, Marta Martínez Avilés 2, Jaime Bosch 2, Daniel Zuniga 1, José Manuel Sánchez-Vizcaíno 2, Martin Wikelski 1, Kamran Safi 1
1Department of Migration, Max Planck Institute of Animal Behavior, Radolfzell, Germany
2Complutense University of Madrid (UCM), Department of Animal Health, Faculty of Veterinary and VISAVET (Health Surveillance Center), Spain
3University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna (BOKU), Department of Integrative Biology and Biodiversity Research, Institute of Wildlife Biology and Game Management, Austria
4Agricultural Centre Baden-Württemberg, Wildlife Research Unit, Aulendorf, Germany

13:00-14:30
Networking break­
14:30-16:30
SESSION B - Spatial behaviour­
Moderator: Oliver Keuling
Habitat selection by wild boar (Sus scrofa) in different landscape contexts

Carlos Barroqueiro 1, João Carvalho 1, Guilherme Pereira 1, Nuno Pinto 1, Carlos Fonseca 2, Rita Tinoco Torres 1
1Departement of Biology and CESAM, University of Aveiro, Portugal
2Departement of Biology and CESAM, University of Aveiro; ForestWISE - Collaborative Laboratory for Integrated Forest & Fire Management

Resting strategies of the wild boar in anthropogenic landscapes

Gustave Fradin 1, Simon Chamaillé-Jammes 1
1Centre d'Ecologie Fonctionnelle et Evolutive, France

Sleeping in someone else's bed – revisitation of resting sites by wild boar (Sus scrofa)

Justine Güldenpfennig 1, Euan Mortlock 2, Astrid Olejarz 1, Tomasz Podgórski 1, Miloš Ježek 1
1Department of Game Management and Wildlife Biology, Faculty of Forestry and Wood Sciences, Czech University of Life Sciences Prague, Czech Republic
2School of Biological Sciences, Queen's University, Belfast, United Kingdom

Disentangling the drivers of wild boar movement patterns from camera trap data

Pablo Palencia 1, Pelayo Acevedo 2, Tim R. Hofmeester 3, Jorge Sereno 2, Joaquín Vicente 2
1Instituto de Investigación en Recursos Cinegéticos (IREC) and Universita degli studi di Torino, Italy
2Instituto de Investigación en Recursos Cinegéticos (IREC), Spain
3Department of Wildlife, Fish, and Environmental Studies, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Sweden

An Individual-based Spatio-temporal distribution model for future wild boar distribution in Flanders

Anneleen Rutten 1, Xavier Simons 2, Marc Dispas 2, Lynn Pallemaerts 1, Toon Van Daele 1, Jim Casaer 1
1Research Institute for Nature and Forest, Belgium
2Sciensano, Belgium

Dead reckoning in combination with GPS telemetry improves step-length parameter in movement analysis

Monika Faltusová 1, Miloš Ježek 1, Václav Silovský 1, Michaela Másílková 1
1Czech University of Life Sciences, Czech Republic

Do increased recreational activities during COVID-19 lockdown affect wild boar's spatial behaviour?

Astrid Olejarz 1, Monika Faltusová 1, Justine Güldenpfennig 1, Václav Silovský 1, Miloš Ježek 1, Tomasz Podgórski1 Podgórski 1
1Czech University of Life Sciences, Czech Republic

Are wild boar sensitive to the human disturbance?

Rudy Brogi 1, Francesca Brivio 1, Marco Apollonio 1
1University of Sassari, Italy

16:30-17:00
Posters / break­
17:00-19:00
SESSION C - Ecology and Damage mitigation­
Moderator: Sandra Cellina
Using Fear to Manage Crop Damage by Wild Boar

Manisha Bhardwaj 1, Andreas Seiler 2, Petter Kjellander 2
1University of Freiburg, Germany
2Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Sweden

Human and wild boar co-use of crossing structures in a High Speed Railway

Carme Rosell 1, Joana Colomer 1, Marina Torrellas 2, Albert Cama 2, Joaquín Cuenca 3, Luis M. Fernández 2, Rosa M. Matas 4, Ferran Navàs 2, José M. Siller 4
1Minuartia, Wildlife Consultancy. University of Barcelona. Department of Evolutionary Biology, Ecology and Environmental Sciences, Barcelona, Spain
2Minuartia, Wildlife Consultancy, Barcelona, Spain
3Prointec. Grupo Indra, Spain
4Adif Alta Velocidad, Spain

Wild boar (Sus scrofa L.) effect on the forests and agricultural lands and population management

Olgirda Belova 1, Arūnas Tarvydas 1
1Institute of Forestry LAMMC, Lithuania

Impacts of wild pigs on acorn availability for native wildlife

Arielle S. Fay 1, Stephen J. Zenas 1, Mark D. Smith 1, Stephen S. Ditchkoff 1
1Auburn University, USA

Does mast seeding shape mating time in wild boar? A comparative study

Jessica Cachelou 1, Christine Saint-Andrieux 2, Eric Baubet 2, Eveline Nivois 2, Emmanuelle Richard 3, Jean-Michel Gaillard 4, Marlène Gamelon 4
1CNRS/Fondation François Sommer/ Office Français de la Biodiversité, France
2Office Français de la Biodiversité, France
3Fondation François Sommer, France
4Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, France

Wild boar establishment, population growth and management in Sweden

Bodil Elmhagen 1, Göran Bergqvist 2
1Department of Zoology, Stockholm university, and Swedish Association for Hunting and Wildlife Management, Sweden
2Swedish Association for Hunting and Wildlife Management, and Southern Swedish Forest Research Centre, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Sweden

Observation of rescue behaviour in wild boar (Sus scrofa)

Michaela Masilkova 1, Miloš Ježek 1, Václav Silovský 1, Monika Faltusová 2, Jan Rohla 2, Tomáš Kušta 1, Hynek Burda 1
1Czech University of Life Sciences Prague, Excellent research EVA4.0, Czech Republic
2Czech University of Life Sciences Prague, Czech Republic

Cascading effects trigerred by African swine fever (ASF): from wild boar decline to oak regeneration

Michał Bogdziewicz 1, Dries Kuijper 2, Rafał Zwolak 3, Emilia Wysocka-Fijorek 4, Anna Gazda 5, Stanisław Miścicki 6, Tomasz Podgórski 7
1Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań, Poland and University Grenoble Alpes, France
2Mammal Research Institute, Polish Academy of Sciences, Białowieża, Poland
3Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań, Poland
4Forest Research Institute-Sękocin Stary, Raszyn, Poland
5University of Agriculture, Cracow, Poland
6Warsaw University of Life Sciences (SGGW), Poland
7Czech University of Life Sciences, Prague, Czech Republic and Mammal Research Institute, Polish Academy of Sciences, Białowieża, Poland

Wednesday 7 September 2022

09:00-18:00
Field Trips­
18:00-01:00
Posters& Drinks­

Thursday 8 September 2022

09:00-09:45
Plenary Session II­
Moderator: Tomasz Podgórski
What we don’t know about wild boar: knowledge gaps and research priorities for an overcrowded world

Giovanna Massei 1, Carme Rosell 2, Oliver Keuling 3
1National Wildlife Management Centre, Animal and Plant Health Agency, York, UK
2Minuartia, Wildlife Consultancy. University of Barcelona. Department of Evolutionary Biology, Ecology and Environmental Sciences, Barcelona, Spain.
3Institute for Terrestrial and Aquatic Wildlife Research, University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover, Foundation, Hannover, Germany

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

10:30-11:00
Networking break­
11:30-13:00
SESSION E - Methods to estimate abundance­
Moderator: Stefano Focardi
The European Observatory of Wildlife (EOW): a collaborative network of observation points triggered by the need of monitoring wild boar at European scale

Tancredi Guerrasio 1, Pelayo Acevedo 2, Marco Apollonio 1, José Antonio Blanco-Aguiar 3, Guillaume Body 4, Jim Casaer 5, Ezio Ferroglio 6, Azahara Gomez Molina 3, Sonia Illanas 3, Patrick Jansen 7, Francesca Jaroszynska 8, Oliver Keuling 9, Yorick Liefting 7, Pablo Palencia 3, Kamila Pils 10, Tomasz Podgórski 10, Carmen Ruiz Rodriguez 3, Massimo Scandura 1, Graham Smith 11, Ramon Soriguer 3, Rachele Vada 6, Stefania Zanet 6, V Aleksowski, Oskar Berdión , Sandor Csányi 12, Alper Ertürk 13, Lidija Fajdiga 14, Fenand Escribano 3, Gradimir Valentinov Gruychev 15, I Gutiérrez , Veith Häberlein 16, Bledi Hoxha 16, Kresimir Kavčić 17, Carlos Martínez-Carrasco 18, P Pereira, Radim Plhal 19, João Santos 20, Jorge Sereno 3, Anil Soyumert 13, Nikica Sprem 21, Stoyan Stoyanov 22, Aleksander Trajce 16, Nicolas Urbani , Joaquín Vicente 3
1UNISS, Italy
2UCLMy, Spain
3UCLM, Spain
4ONCFS, France
5INBO, Belgium
6UNITO, Italy
7WUR, Netherlands
8OFB, France
9TiHo, Germany
10CZU, Czech Republic
11APHA, UK
12SZIU, Hungary
13Kastamonu University, Turkey
14HFM, Macedonia
15HECS, Bulgaria
16PPNEA, Germany
17UNIZG, Croatia
18UM, Spain
19MENDELU, Czech Republic
20PALOMBAR, Portugal
21University of Zagreb, Croatia
22LTU, Bulgaria

Automatic wild boar detection on camera trap images using machine learning

Beatriz Vidondo 1, Stefan Glüge 2, Laurent Huber 3, Claude Fischer 4, Luc Legrand 5
1University of Bern, Switzerland
2ZHAW Wädenswil, Switzerland
3Lepus, Switzerland
4HEPIA, Geneva, Switzerland
5KORA, Bern, Switzerland

Random Encouter and Staying Time model applied in Mediterranean environment: strengths and weaknesses

Pietro Pontiggia 1, Barbara Franzetti 1, Valentina Bellini 1, Alessandro Calabrese 1, Valerio Nicolucci 1, Stefano Focardi 2
1ISPRA, Italy
2CNR, Italy

Semi-automated density estimation of wild boars based on camera trap data

Maik Henrich 1, Christian Fiderer 1, Hjalmar Kühl 2, Timm Haucke 3, Volker Steinhage 3, Marco Heurich 4
1Bavarian Forest National Park/ University of Freiburg, Germany
2German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research, Germany
3University of Bonn, Germany
4Bavarian Forest National Park/ University of Freiburg/ Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences, Germany

Cameras or camus? Comparing camera traps and snow tracks surveys to estimate densities of large ungulate prey

Scott Waller 1, Dale Miquelle 1, Mark Hebblewhite 2, Jedediah Brodie 2, Hugh Robinson 3, Svetlana Soutyrina 4
1Wildlife Conservation Society, USA
2University of Montana, USA
3Panthera, Wildlife Conservation Society
4Sikhote-Alin Biosphere Zapovednik, Russia

Integrating hunting yield data at different resolution for wild boar abundance modeling

Javier Fernández-López 1, Sonia Illanas 2, David Ferrer 2, Jose A. Blanco-Aguiar 2, Joaquín Vicente 2, Pelayo Acevedo 2
1Centre d'Ecologie Fonctionelle et Evolutive (CEFE-CNRS), France
2Institute for Game and Wildlife Research (IREC-CSIC-UCLM), Spain

13:00-14:30
Networking break­
14:30-16:00
SESSION F - Other Suids ecology and management­
Moderator: Giovanna Massei
Do wild suids from Ndumo Game Reserve, South Africa, play a role in the maintenance and transmission of African Swine Fever to domestic pigs?

Cynthia Mapendere 1, Ferran Jori 2, Eric M.C Etter 3, Willem J. H Ferguson 1
1Centre for Environmental Studies, Department of Geography, Geoinformatics and Meteorology, University of Pretoria, South Africa
2CIRAD, UMR (ASTRE), ASTRE, University of Montpellier, CIRAD, INRA, Montpellier, France ,Mammal Research Institute, Department of Zoology and Entomology, University of Pretoria, South Africa
3CIRAD, UMR (ASTRE), ASTRE, University of Montpellier, CIRAD, INRA, Montpellier, France, Department of Production Animal Studies, Faculty of Veterinary Sciences, University of Pretoria, South Africa

Health implications of interactions between bushpigs, Potamochoerus larvatus and domestic pigs in pathogens transmission in Madagascar

Rianja Rakotoarivony 1, Ferran Jori 2, Raphël Rakotozandrindrainy 3, Daouda Kassie 2, Modestine Raliniaina 4
1Cirad-ASTRE, FOFIFA-DRZVP
2Cirad-ASTRE
3University of Antananarivo
4FOFIFA-DRZVP

Six years of Javan warty pig research and conservation in West Java, Indonesia: a summary

Johanna Rode-Margono 1, Yudi Irawan 2, Hany Zuyyina Luthfa 2, Edwar Josen 2, Shafia Zahra 2, Stuart Young 3
1IUCN SSC Wild Pig Specialist Group
2Javan Species Recovery Programme
3Chester Zoo, UK

Horse-pigs, tapir-pigs, aardwark-pigs, unicorn-pigs, and more: morphological and ecological disparity of Suidae

Antoine Souron - Université de Bordeaux, France

Capture and re-homing of free-ranging pot-bellied pigs in Catalonia from 2019-2021 (Spain)

Míriam Martínez-Macipe 1, Alodia Mora 1, María Moreno 1, Andrea Torres 1
1FAADA, Spain

16:30-17:00
Posters / break­
17:00-18:00
SESSION G - Genetics ­
Genetic Differentiation of Invasive Wild Pigs from Domestic Pigs

Timothy Smyser 1, Rachael Giglio 1, Peter Pfallelhuber 2, Amy Davis 1, Courtney Bowden 1, Michael Tabak 3, Arianna Manunza 4, Valentin Balteanu 5, Marcelo Amills 4, Laura Iacolina 6, Pamela Walker 7, Carl Lessard 7, Antoinette Piaggio 1
1USDA/APHIS/WS/National Wildlife Research Center, USA
2Department of Mathematical Stochastics, University of Freiburg, Germany
3NCX, USA
4Centre for Research in Agricultural Genomics, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain
5Laboratory of Genomics, Animal Breeding, Biodiversity and Molecular Pathology, University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine Cluj-Napoca, Romania
6Faculty of Mathematics, Natural Sciences and Information Technologies, University of Primorska, Slovenia
7Animal Genetic Resources of Canada, Agriculture and Agri-Food, Canada

Native genomic diversity and differentiation of wild boar populations in Italy

Massimo Scandura 1, Giulia Fabbri 1, Romolo Caniglia 2, Laura Iacolina 3, Federica Mattucci 2, Chiara Mengoni 2, Giulio Pante 4, Marco Apollonio 1, Nadia Mucci 2
1University of Sassari, Italy
2BIO-CGE ISPRA, Italy
3University of Primorska, Slovenia
4University of Padua, Italy

Spatial genetic structure of European wild boar, influences of ancient and recent demographic history

Joost de Jong 1, Laura Iacolina 2, Herbert Prins 1, Pim van Hooft 1, Richard Crooijmans 1, Sip van Wieren 1, Joaquin Vicente Banos 3, Eric Baubet 4, Seán Cahill 5, Eduardo Ferreira 6, Carlos Fonseca 6, Peter Glazov 7, Ida Jelenko Turinek 8, András Náhlik 9, Victor M. Lizana Martín 10, Boštjan Pokorny 11, Tomasz Podgórski 12, Nikica Šprem 13, Rauno Veeroja 14, Ronald Ydenberg 15, Hendrik-Jan Megens 1
1Wageningen University, Netherlands
2University of Primorska, Slovenia
3SaBio, Spain
4Office Français pour la Biodiversité, France
5Estació Biològica de Can Balasc, Spain
6University of Aveiro, Portugal
7Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia
8Ministry of Environment and Spatial Planning, Slovenia
9University of Sopron, Hungary
10Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain
11Environmental Protection College, Slovenia
12Czech University of Life Sciences, Czech Republic
13University of Zagreb, Croatia
14Estonian Environment Agency, Estonia
15Simon Fraser University, Canada

18:00-19:00
SESSION H- Diseases and One Health­
Moderator: Ferran Jori
Exploring Differential Host Susceptibility or Resistance to Pathogens in Wild Pigs

Courtney Bowden 1, Vienna Brown 2, Ryan Miller 3, Paola Boggiatto 4, Jennifer Kiser 5, Peter Owgeng 6, Charles Masembe 6, Antoinette Piaggio 1, Timothy Smyser 1
1United States Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, Wildlife Services, National Wildlife Research Center, Fort Collins, CO, USA
2United States Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, Wildlife Services, National Feral Swine Damage Management Program, Fort Collins, CO, USA
3United States Department of Agriculture, Veterinary Services, Center for Epidemiology and Animal Health, Fort Collins, CO, USA
4United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Infectious Bacterial Diseases, National Animal Disease Center, Ames, IA, USA
5Department of Animal Sciences, Washington State University, Pullman, WA, USA
6Department of Zoology, Entomology and Fisheries Sciences, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda

Wildlife Services Feral Swine Disease Surveillance Activities

Vienna Brown 1, Gregory Franckowiak 1, Michael Marlow 1
1USDA APHIS, USA

Integrated control of tuberculosis in domestic and wild suids in Mediterranean Spain

Saúl Jiménez-Ruiz 1, María Ángeles Risalde 2, Ignacio García-Bocanegra 3, Eduardo Laguna 4, Débora Jiménez-Martín 5, David Cano-Terriza 3, Joaquín Vicente 4, Pelayo Acevedo 4
1SaBio Group (IREC) - GISAZ (UCO), Spain
2GISAZ (UCO) - CIBERINFEC - IMIBIC, Spain
3GISAZ (UCO) - CIBERINFEC, Spain
4SaBio Group (IREC), Spain
5GISAZ (UCO), Spain

Is the wild boar a risk of hepatitis E virus transmission to domestic Iberian pigs in southwestern Mediterranean ecosystems?

Javier Caballero-Gómez 1, Saúl Jiménez- Ruiz 2, María A. Risalde 1, Antonio Rivero-Juárez 3, Eduardo Laguna 4, David Cano-Terriza 5, Mario Frías 3, Pelayo Acevedo 4, Pedro López-López 3, Joaquín Vicente 4, Gema García-Delgado 3, Ignacio García-Bocanegra 1
1GISAZ, Universidad de Córdoba (UCO). Grupo de Virología Clínica y Zoonosis, IMIBIC, Córdoba, Spain; CIBERINFEC, ISCIII
2GISAZ, Universidad de Córdoba (UCO). Grupo Sanidad y Biotecnología (SaBio), IREC, Spain
3Grupo de Virología Clínica y Zoonosis, IMIBIC, Córdoba, Spain; CIBERINFEC, ISCIII
4Grupo Sanidad y Biotecnología (SaBio). Instituto de Investigación en Recursos Cinegéticos IREC (UCLM-CSIC-JCCM), Spain
5GISAZ, Universidad de Córdoba (UCO), Spain. CIBERINFEC, ISCIII

Capabilities for targeted, large-scale feral swine depopulation in the event of a foreign animal disease introduction

Michael Marlow 1, Vienna Brown 1
1United States Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, Wildlife Services, National Feral Swine Damage Management Program, USA

Identifying the Eurasian eco-regions and important factors related to African swine fever distribution in wild boar to enhance the management of the disease

Cecilia Aguilar Vega 1, Carolina Muñoz Pérez 1, José Manuel Sánchez-Vizcaíno 1, Jaime Bosch 1
1Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain

The Evolution of African Swine Fever in Asia: An underestimated but urgent issues

Satoshi Ito 1, Jaime Bosch 1, Estefanía Cadenas-Fernández 1, Marta Martínez-Avilés 2, Jeong Hyunkyu 3, Jose Manuel Sánchez-Vizcaíno 1
1Complutense University of Madrid, Spain
2Centro de Investigación en Sanidad Animal (CISA), Spain
3Dodram swine research center, South Korea

20:30-23:30
Conference dinner­

Friday 9 September 2022

09:00-09:45
Plenary Session III­
Hunting wild boar: How, why and to which costs?

Oliver Keuling - Institute for Terrestrial and Aquatic Wildlife Research, University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover, Germany

09:45-10:30
SESSION I - Wild boar in urban habitats­
Assessing the animal and public health hazard of urban wild boars using an Agent-Based Model approach

Carlos González-Crespo 1, Beatriz Martinez-Lopez 2, Carles Conejero 3, Raquel Castillo-Contreras 3, Emmanuel Serrano 3, Josep María Lopez-Martín 4, Santiago Lavín 3, Jorge Ramón Lopez-Olvera 3
1Wildlife Ecology and Health group - Servei d’Ecopatologia de Fauna Salvatge (SEFaS) and Center for Animal Disease Modeling and Surveillance (CADMS), University of California, Davis, USA
2Center for Animal Disease Modeling and Surveillance (CADMS), University of California, Davis, USA
3Wildlife Ecology & Health group (WE&H) - Servei d’Ecopatologia de Fauna Salvatge (SEFaS), Departament de Medicina i Cirurgia Animals, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB)
4Wildlife Ecology and Health group - Servei d’Ecopatologia de Fauna Salvatge (SEFaS) and Departament d’Agricultura, Ramaderia, Pesca i Alimentació, Serveis Territorials de Barcelona, Generalitat de Catalunya

Management strategies to tackle urban wild boar conflicts in the metropolitan area of Barcelona

Josep Maria López-Martin 1, Gemma López-Vañó 2, Carme Maté 3, Joan Roldan 4, Carles Conejero 5, Raquel Castillo-Contreras 6, Seán Cahill 7, Gregorio Mentaberre 8, Jorge López-Olvera 5
1Departament d'Acció Climàtica, Alimentació i Agenda Rural, Serveis Territorials de Barcelona, Generalitat de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain. Wildlife Ecology and Health group (WE&H), Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Bellaterra, Barcelona, Spain.
2Àmbit Gestió de Qualitat Urbana i Mobilitat, Ajuntament de Sant Cugat, Sant Cugat del Vallès, Barcelona, Spain
3Direcció de Serveis de Drets dels Animals, Ajuntament de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
4Forestal Catalana SA, Generalitat de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain
5Wildlife Ecology and Health group (WE&H), Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Bellaterra, Barcelona, Spain. Servei d'Ecopatologia de Fauna Salvatge (SEFaS), Departament de Medicina i Cirurgia Animals, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Bellaterra, Barcelon
6Wildlife Ecology and Health group (WE&H), Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Bellaterra, Barcelona, Spain. Seabird Ecology Lab, Institut de Recerca de la Biodiversitat (IRBio) and Departament de Biologia Evolutiva, Ecologia i Ciències Ambientals, Universi
7Consorci del Parc Natural de la Serra de Collserola, Barcelona, Spain
8Serra Húnter fellow; Departament de Ciència Animal, Escola Tècnica Superior d’Enginyeria Agraria (ETSEA), Universitat de Lleida (UdL), Lleida, Spain

Urban wild boar bow hunting control in Madrid

Juan Delibes de Castro 1, Rodrigo Rua Marin 1, Angel Gonzalez Jimenez 1, Santiago Martin Romero 1, Javier Sintes Pelaz 1
1FMC, Spain

Sex and age specificity of capture methods for wild boar control in urban and periurban areas

María Escobar-González 1, Josep-María López-Martín 2, Joan Roldán 3, Gemma López 4, Carles Conejero 1, Marta Valldeperas 1, Josep Estruch 1, Stefania Tampach 1, Raquel Castillo-Contreras 1, Gregorio Mentaberre 5, Santiago Lavín 1, Emmanuel Serrano 1, Jorge-Ramón López-Olvera 1
1Wildlife Ecology & Health group (WE&H), Servei d'Ecopatologia de Fauna Salvatge (SEFaS), Departament de Medicina i Cirurgia Animals, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, (UAB), Bellaterra, Spain
2Secció de Biodiversitat i Activitats Cinegètiques, Serveis Territorials de Barcelona, Departament d'Agricultura, Ramaderia, Pesca, Alimentació i Medi Natural, Generalitat de Catalunya, Spain
3Forestal Catalana SA, Generalitat de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain
4Servei de Medi Ambient, Ajuntament de Sant Cugat del Vallés, Catalunya, Spain
5Departament de Ciència Animal, Escola Tècnica Superior d'Enginyeria Agraria (ETSEA), Universitat de Lleida (UdL), Lleida, Spain

Habituated Wild Boar in the city of Haifa: Management pattern to cope with

Amit Dolev 1, Yael Olek 2, Ido Gal 1
1Israel Nature and Park Authority, Israel
2Haifa municipality, Israel

Movement and foraging patterns of urban wild boars - the case of Haifa Israel

Dan Malkinson - University of Haifa

10:30-11:00
Networking break­
11:30-13:00
SESSION J - Human dimensions­
Moderator: Jim Casaer
A new approach to bridge the gap between ecology and human dimensions of wild boar management

S Chamaillé-Jammes 1, R. Mathevet 2
1CNRS, CEFE, Univ. Montpellier, France
2IFP, UMIFRE 21 CNRS/MAEE, Puducherry, India

A dynamic dashboard for the adaptive management of wild boar in Flanders

Lynn Pallemaerts 1, Anneleen Rutten 1, Sander Devisscher 1, Jim Casaer 1
1INBO, Belgium

Moral values and habituation drive citizen perception of wild boar in Barcelona: a love & hate story

Carles Conejero 1, Carlos González-Crespo 1, Clara Pretus 2, Aníbal Arregui 3, Jaume Fatjó 2, Raquel Castillo-Contreras 1, Emmanuel Serrano 1, Santiago Lavín 1, Gregorio Mentaberre 4, Jorge R. Lopez-Olvera 1
1SEFaS-WE&H, UAB
2Chair Affinity Foundation Animals and Health, UAB, Spain
3Departament d'Antropologia Social, UB, Spain
4WE&H, ETSEA-UdL

Reversible Pigs? Oscillating perceptions and relations in the human-wild boar interface

Anibal G. Arregui - Department of Social Anthropology, University of Barcelona, Spain

Bewildering numbers: a social analysis of how population estimates shape human-wild pig relations

Luděk Brož 1, Paul Keil 1, Kieran O’Mahony 1
1Department of Ecological Anthropology, Institute of Ethnology, Czech Academy of Sciences. Czech Republic

The influence of income and loss on hunters’ attitudes towards wild pigs and their management

Samantha Leivers 1, Keith Carlisle 2, Rachel Connally 1, Maureen Frank 1, John Tomecek 1
1Texas A&M University
2Colorado State University, USA

13:00-13:30
CLOSING CEREMONY­

Wednesday 7 September 2022

17:00-01:00
Poster and Drinks­
Effect of the control of Wild Boar (Sus scrofa L.) population preventing African Swine Fewer

Olgirda Belova - LAMMC, Lithuania

Wild boar management in Gipuzkoa: results of last 20 years

Iñigo Mendiola 1, Iñaki Olano 2
1Diputación Foral de Gipuzkoa,Servicio de Fauna y Flora Silvestre. Donostia (Gipuzkoa). Spain.
2Diputación Foral de Gipuzkoa. Servicio de Fauna y Flora Silvestre. Donostia (Gipuzkoa), Spain.

Wild boars in medium-sized towns. Oviedo as a case history

Carlos Nores 1, Pablo González-Quirós 2, Obdulio Moreno 2, Orencio Hernández 2
1INDUROT, Universidad de Oviedo, Campus de Mieres, Mieres, Asturias, Spain
2Consejería de Desarrollo Rural, Agroganadería y Pesca, Gobierno del Principado de Asturias, Oviedo, Spain

Past and current expansion of the wild boar in Asturias (North of Spain)

Carlos Nores 1, Pablo González-Quirós 2, Orencio Fernández 2
1INDUROT, Universidad de Oviedo, Campus de Mieres, 33600 Mieres, Asturias, Spain
2Consejería de Desarrollo Rural, Agroganadería y Pesca, Gobierno del Principado de Asturias, Oviedo, Spain

ASF exit strategy application based on field passive surveillance data

Stefano Cappai 1, Vittorio Guberti 2, Sandro Rolesu 1, Antonio Pintore 1, Pietro Desini 3, Daniela Mandas 1, Federica Loi 1
1Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale della Sardegna, Italy
2Institute for Environmental Protection and Research (ISPRA), Italy
3ATS Sardegna, ASSL Sassari, Servizio di Sanità Animale, Italy

Ensuring excellent specificity for ASFV antibody detection on wild boar with ID SCREEN ® ELISAS

L. Comtet 1, M. Roche 1, F. Donnet 1, P. Pourquier 1
1IDvet, Grabels – France

Assessment of management strategies to control potential African swine fever outbreaks in California using an Agent-based epidemiological model

Carlos Gonzalez-Crespo 1, Jose Pablo Gómez-Vázquez 1, Kathleen O’Hara 1, Laura Patterson 2, Beatriz Martínez-López 1
1Center for Animal Disease Modeling and Surveillance (CADMS), University of California, Davis, USA
2Department of Population Health and Reproduction, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis,, USA

Tools and opportunities for African swine fever control in wild boar and feral pigs: a review

Pablo Palencia 1, Sandra Blomes 2, Ezio Ferroglio 3, Andey Gogin 4, Yeong-Seok JO 5, Radim Plha 6, Annick Linden 7, Mary-Louise Penrith 8, Joaquín Vicente 9, Arvo Viltrop 10, Christian Gortazar 9
1Instituto de Investigación en Recursos Cinegenéticos (UCLM-CSIC-JCCM) iy Università Degli Studi di Torino, Dipt. di Scienze Veterinarie, Italy
2Friedrich-Loeffler-Institut, Institute of Diagnostic Virology, Germany
3Università Degli Studi di Torino, Dipartamiento di Scienze Veterinarie, Italy
4Federal Research Center for Virology and Microbiology
5Daegu University, South Korea
6Mendel University in Brno, Faculty of Forestry and Wood TechnologyCzech Republic
7Department of Infectious Diseases, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Liege, Belgium
8Department of Veterinary Tropical Diseases, Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Pretoria, South Africa
9Instituto de Investigación en Recursos Cinegéticos (UCLM-CSIC-JCCM), Spain
10Estonian University of Life Sciences, Estonia

Ceiler-Catcher: Worlds first Turn-Key Boar Trap System with 4G 1440P Livestreaming Camera, Push Notifications and Remote Catch

Paul Kaden - Institution 313 Innovation / NBS Northern Business School, Germany

A cartographical tool for managing African swine fever based on the most relevant parameters related to African swine fever in European wild boar

Carolina Muñoz Pérez 1, Cecilia Aguilar-Vega 1, José Manuel Sánchez-Vizcaíno 1, Jaime Bosch 1
1Universidad Complutense de Madrid (UCM), Spain

ANIMAS: Citizen science at the service of African swine fever surveillance

Patrícia Tavares Santos 1, André T. Magalhães 1, Patrícia Clemente 1, Ana C. Nunes 1, Yolanda Vaz 1
1Direção Geral de Alimentação e Veterinária, Lisboa, Portugal

Gastrointestinal parasites in wild boar from Portugal in a One Health perspective

Filipa Martins 1, Madalena Vieira-Pinto 2, Ana Carolina Abrantes 2, Margarida Viana 1, Carlos Venâncio 3, Bruno Vinhas, Teresa L. Mateus 1
1Escola Superior Agrária, Instituto Politécnico de Viana do Castelo, Portugal
2CECAV-Animal and Veterinary Research Centre, UTAD, Vila Real, Portugal
3CITAB - Centre for the Research and Technology of Agro-Environmental and Biological Sciences, UTAD, Vila Real, Portugal

Proposal for hygiene requirements score during the on-spot wild boar initial examination

Ana Carolina Abrantes 1, Madalena Vieira-Pinto 1
1CECAV-Animal and Veterinary Research Centre, UTAD, Vila Real, Portugal

Presence of hepatitis E virus in testis of naturally infected wild boars

Javier Caballero-Gómez 1, María A. Risalde 2, Mario Frias 3, Pedro López-López 2, Christine Fast 4, Saul Jiménez-Ruiz 5, Irene Agulló-Ros 1, Martin Eiden 6, Débora Jiménez-Martín 7, Ignacio García-Bocanegra 8, Gema García-Delgado 9, José Carlos Gómez-Villamandos 8, Antonio Rivero-Juarez 2
1GISAZ, Universidad de Córdoba (UCO), Spain. Grupo de Virología Clínica y Zoonosis, IMIBIC, Córdoba, Spain; CIBERINFEC, ISCIII
2Grupo de Virología Clínica y Zoonosis, IMIBIC, Córdoba, Spain; CIBERINFEC, ISCIII
3 Grupo de Virología Clínica y Zoonosis, IMIBIC, Córdoba, Spain; CIBERINFEC, ISCIII
4Institute of Novel and Emerging Infectious Diseases, Friedrich-Loeffler-Institut, Germany
5GISAZ, Universidad de Córdoba (UCO), Spain; Grupo Sanidad y Biotecnología (SaBio), IREC, Spain
6Institute of Novel and Emerging Infectious Diseases, Friedrich-Loeffler-Institut, 17493 Greifswald-Insel Riems, Germany
7GISAZ, Universidad de Córdoba (UCO), Spain
8GISAZ, Universidad de Córdoba (UCO), Spain; CIBERINFEC, ISCIII
9Grupo de Virología Clínica y Zoonosis, IMIBIC, Córdoba, Spain

Evaluation of the long-term effect of PCV2 vaccination and deworming in wild boar on the severity of lesions associated with bovine tuberculosis

Rocío Holgado Martín 1, Natalia Jiménez Pizarro 1, Javier Galapero 1, Alfonso Ramos 1, Remigio Martínez Pérez 1, José Manuel Benítez Medina 1, Alfredo García Sánchez 2, Luis Gómez 1
1Universidad de Extremadura, Spain
2CICYTEX, Spain

Evaluation of long-term health state against PCV2 after vaccination and deworming in wild boar

Natalia Jiménez Pizarro 1, Rocío Holgado Martín 2, Alfonso Ramos 3, Remigio Martínez 1, Jose Manuel Benítez 1, Javier Galapero 2, Alfredo García 4, Luis Gómez 2
1Departamento de Sanidad Animal, Universidad de Extremadura, Spain
2Departamento de Medicina Animal, Universidad de Extremadura, Spain
3Departamento de Matématicas, Universidad de Extremadura, Spain
4Producción animal, CICYTEX AV, Spain

Use of livestock resources by wild boar in the proximity of indoor pig farms

Eduardo Laguna 1, Pelayo Acevedo 1, Saúl Jiménez-Ruiz 2, Roberto Pascual-Rico 1, Fernando Escribano 3, Carlos Martínez-Carrasco 4, Gregorio Mentaberre 5, Llorenç Ricou 5, Mario Sebastián-Pardo 1, Nicolás Urbani 6, Joaquín Vicente 1
1Instituto de Investigación en Recursos Cinegéticos (IREC), UCLM-CSIC-JCCM, Ciudad Real, Spain.
2Instituto de Investigación en Recursos Cinegéticos (IREC), UCLM-CSIC-JCCM, Ciudad Real, Spain. AND. Animal Health and Zoonoses Research Group (GISAZ), Department of Animal Health, University of Cordoba, Cordoba, Spain
3Programa de Conservación y Recuperación de Fauna Silvestre, Dirección General de Medio Natural, Consejería de Agua, Agricultura, Pesca y Medio Ambiente, Murcia, Spain.
4Department of Animal Health, Faculty of Veterinary, Regional Campus of International Excellence “Campus Mare Nostrum”, University of Murcia, Campus Universitario de Espinardo, Murcia, Spain.
5Wildlife Ecology & Health Group and Departament de Ciència Animal, Escola Tècnica Superior d’Enginyeria Agraria (ETSEA), Universitat de Lleida (UdL), Lleida, Spain.
6Federación Aragonesa de Caza, Zaragoza, Spain.

Zoonoses in wild boar hunted for private consumption in Guarda, Portugal: The case of swine Erysipela and swine brucellosis

João Nuno Canotilho 1, Ana Carolina Abrantes 1, David Risco 2, Pedro Fernández-Llario 2, José Aranha 3, Madalena Vieira-Pinto 1
1Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro University
2Innovación en Gestión y Conservación de Ungulados SL
3Trás-os-Montes and Alto Douro University

Testosterone and 17β-estradiol levels in wild boar males

Claudia Maistrelli 1, Marion Schmicke 2, Martina Hoedemaker 1, Ursula Siebert 1
1University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover, Germany
2Martin-Luther University Halle-Wittenberg, Germany

Implementing integrated wildlife monitoring: challenges and outcomes

P. Barroso 1, J.A. Zearra 1, J.J. Cerón 2, B. Cardoso 3, E. Ferreras 3, P. Palencia 4, G. Cáceres 5, J.R. López-Olvera 6, G. Gortázar 1
1SaBio Instituto de Investigación en Recursos Cinegéticos (IREC) CSIC-UCLM-JCCM, Ciudad Real, Spain.
2Interdisciplinary Laboratory of Clinical Pathology, Interlab-UMU, University of Murcia, Murcia, Spain
3SaBio Instituto de Investigación en Recursos Cinegéticos (IREC) CSIC-UCLM-JCCM, Ciudad Real, Spain
4Dipartimento di Scienze Veterinarie, University of Torino, Turin, Italy
5Epidemiology Department, Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, Madrid, Spain
6Wildlife Ecology

Mining the Romanian Wild Boar genome reveals a reduced diversity and signature of an admixed origin

Valentin Adrian Bâlteanu 1, Ruxandra Karina Sigartău 2, Marcel Amills 3
1University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine Cluj-Napoca, Romania
2Babes-Bolyai University, Faculty of Mathematics and Informatics, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
3Center for Research in Agricultural Genomics (CSIC-IRTA-UAB-UB), Campus Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Bellaterra, Spain

First insights into spatial, reproductive and social behaviour of wild boar by using MHC and neutral genetic diversity

Aja Bončina 1, Luka Duniš 1, Boštjan Pokorny 2, Laura Iacolina 1, Elena Bužan 1
1University of Primorska, Faculty of Mathematics, Natural Sciences and Information Technologies, Department of Biodiversity, Koper, Slovenia
2Faculty of Environmental Protection, Velenje, Slovenia

Understanding the ecology of the Mindoro warty pig (Sus oliveri)

Fernando Garcia Gil - D'ABOVILLE Foundation and Demo Farm Inc, Philippines

Joining forces in pig and peccary conservation: European zoos follow the IUCN “One Plan Approach”

Johanna Rode­-Margono 1, Merel Zimmermann 2, Kristin Leus 3, Lidia Przybylska 4, Maren Siebert 5, Will Walker 6, Ross Snipp 7, Bengt Holst 8, Harald Beck 9, Jan Pluháček 10, Jörg Beckmann 11
1Zoo Cologne, Cologne, Germany; International Union for Conservation of Nature Species Survival Commission (IUCN SSC), Wild Pig Specialist Group
2European Association of Zoos and Aquaria (EAZA), Amsterdam, Netherlands
3European Association of Zoos and Aquaria (EAZA), Amsterdam, Netherlands; Zoo Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark; International Union for Conservation of Nature Species Survival Commission (IUCN SSC), Conservation Planning Specialist Group – Europe (CPSG Euro
4Zoo Wroclaw, Wroclaw, Poland; Tapir and Suiform Taxon Advisory Group (TAG) of the European Association of Zoos and Aquaria
5Tapir and Suiform Taxon Advisory Group (TAG) of the European Association of Zoos and Aquaria; Tierpark Berlin, Berlin, Germany
6Wild Place Project, Bristol, United Kingdom; Tapir and Suiform Taxon Advisory Group (TAG) of the European Association of Zoos and Aquaria
7Flamingo Land, Malton, United Kingdom; Tapir and Suiform Taxon Advisory Group (TAG) of the European Association of Zoos and Aquaria
8Zoo Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark; Tapir and Suiform Taxon Advisory Group (TAG) of the European Association of Zoos and Aquaria
9Towson University, Towson, United States of America; International Union for Conservation of Nature Species Survival Commission (IUCN SSC), Peccary Specialist Group
10Zoo Ostrava, Ostrava, Czech Republic; Tapir and Suiform Taxon Advisory Group (TAG) of the European Association of Zoos and Aquaria; International Union for Conservation of Nature Species Survival Commission (IUCN SSC), Hippo Specialist Group
11Zoo Nuremberg, Nuremberg, Germany; Tapir and Suiform Taxon Advisory Group (TAG) of the European Association of Zoos and Aquaria; International Union for Conservation of Nature Species Survival Commission (IUCN SSC), Wild Pig Specialist Group

The Importance of Diversity – Habitat Selection in Visayan Warty Pigs Sus cebifrons in the Bayawan Nature Reserve on Negros in the Philippines

Alexander Enge 1, Matt Ward 2, Johanna Rode-Margono 3, Guillermo McPherson 2, Justine Magbanua 2
1Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany
2Talarak Foundation Inc.
3 IUCN Wild Pig Specialist Group

Wild boar synurbization is detrimental to wild boar health and welfare

Carles Conejero 1, Jorge Lopez-Olvera 1, Andreu Colom-Cadena 1, Xavier Fernández-Aguilar 2, Raquel Castillo-Contreras 1, Marta Valldeperes 1, Carlos González-Crespo 1, Roser Velarde 1, Santiago Lavín 1, Gregorio Mentaberre 3
1SEFaS-WE&H, UAB
2Department of Ecosystem and Public Health, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Calgary, Canada
3WE&H, ETSEA-UdL

Wild boar in the Forest of Dean UK, reverse-NIMBYism, and the need for conscientious management

Ben Klinkenberg - Oxford Brookes University, Hartpury University, UK

Downtown boars: an updated snapshot from Italy

Andrea Monaco 1, Federico Obino 2, Luigi Maiorano 2
1Institute for Environmental Protection and Research, Italy
2Department of Biology and Biotechnologies “Charles Darwin”, “La Sapienza” University of Rome, Italy

The Symbols of Wild Boar in Malay Culture as a Driver of Human-Wildlife Conflict in Malaysia

Siti Mastura Hasan 1, Sándor Csányi 1
1Department of Wildlife Biology and Management, Institute of Wildlife Management and Nature Conservation, Hungarian University of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Gödöllő, Hungary

Wild boar-vehicle collisions and drive hunts. Are they related? Ten-year temporal and spatial analysis in Álava

Oskar Berdión 1, María Vergara 1, Alain Sanabria 2
1Araba Cazadores Gestión, Spain
2Universidad del País Vasco, Spain

Predicting the occurrence of wilboar-vehicle collisions along the road network of a Mediterranean region

Daniele De Angelis 1, Francesco Riga 2, Andrea Monaco 2, Barbara Franzetti 3
1Italian Institute for Environmental Protection and Research (ISPRA), Roma, Italy; Sapienza University of Rome. Department of Biology and Biotechnology “Charles Darwin”, Roma, Italy
2Italian Institute for Environmental Protection and Research (ISPRA), Roma, Italy
3Italian Institute for Environmental Protection and Research (ISPRA); CNR-ISC – Institute for Complex Systems, Sesto Fiorentino (Firenze), Italy

SARS-CoV-2 lockdown reduced wild boar raids in golf courses

Jesús Duarte 1, Diego Rodríguez 1, Miguel Ángel Farfán 2, Julia E. Fa 3
1Ofitecma Marbella SL., Spain
2Universidad de Málaga, Spain
3Manchester Metropolitan University, UK

Drone and satellite images to identify damages in crops

Petter Kjellander - Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Sweden

Crop damage by wild boar (Sus scrofa) depending on the crop composition in central-eastern Poland

Katarzyna Tajchman 1, Paweł Piekarczyk 2, Olgirda Belova 3, Katarzyna Dziki-Michalska 1
1Department of Animal Ethology and Wildlife Management, Faculty of Animal Sciences and Bioeconomy, University of Life Sciences in Lublin, Lublin, Poland
2Regional Directorate of State Forests in Lublin, Poland
3Department of Forest Protection and Game Management, Institute of Forestry, Lithuanian Research Centre for Agriculture and Forestry (LAMMC), Girionys, Lithuania

Evaluation of damage to forest tree plantations by wild boar in the Czech Republic

Vlastimil Skoták 1, Jiří Kamler 1
1Mendel University in Brno, Czech Republic

Role of wild boar in nest predation in agricultural habitats

Szilvia Gyetkó 1, András Náhlik 1, Tamás Tari 1
1University of Sopron, Institute of Wildlife Management and Vertebrate Zoology; H-9400 Sopron Bajcsy-Zs. str. 4.; Hungary

Differences in activity patterns of three ungulate species (Dama dama, Sus scrofa and Capreolus capreolus) in a Mediterranean wetland area

Laura Adán Chirivella 1, Joana Colomer 1, Marina Torrellas 2, Ferran Navàs 2, Sergi Romero 3, Carme Rosell 1
1Minuartia, Wildlife Consultancy. University of Barcelona. Department of Evolutionary Biology, Ecology and Environmental Sciences, Barcelona, Spain.
2Minuartia, Wildlife Consultancy. Barcelona, Spain.
3Aiguamolls de l’Empordà Natural Park, Castelló d'Empúries, Spain

Evaluating the Impacts of Wild Pigs (Sus scrofa) on Wetlands and Water Quality in the US Coastal Plain

Elizabeth Bradley 1, Graeme Lockaby 1
1Auburn University, USA

The effects of hunting on the vigilance social structure and reproductive hormones of wild boars in Israel

Achiad Davidson 1, Dan Malkinson 1, Uri Shanas 1
1University of Haifa, Israel

Forest, rural or urban landscape? The influence of the living environment on wild boar (Sus scrofa)

Wioleta Goździejewska - Departament of Animal Breeding and Production Faculty of Animal Science Warsaw University of Life Science ul. Warsaw, Poland

Analysis of wild boar hunt in Aragon (Spain), 2006-2019

Juan Herrero 1, Javier Marco 2, Alberto Giménez-Anaya 1, Alicia García-Serrano 3
1Technical School. University of Zaragoza, Spain
2Ebronatura Consultants, Spain
3Ega Wildlife Consultants, Spain

First approach to the gut microbiome of wild boar (Sus scrofa) and its relationships with management

Olmo Linares 1, Giovanni Vedel 1, Juan Carranza 1, Xavier Triadó‐Margarit 2, Emilio Casamayor 2
1Wildlife Research Unit, University of Cordoba (UIRCP-UCO), Córdoba, Spain
2Microbial Community Ecology Group, Centre of Advanced Studies of Blanes‐Spanish Council for Research (CEAB‐CSIC), Blanes, Spain

Stable isotopes of carbon and nitrogen in Sus Scrofa hair and their usefulness in diet analysis

Giovanni Vedel 1, José Manuel Moreno Rojas 2, Juan Carranza 1
1Unidad de Investigación en Recursos Cinegéticos y Piscícolas de la Universidad de Córdoba, Córdoba, Spain
2Área de Alimentación y Salud. Instituto de Investigación y Formación Agraria y Pesquera de Andalucía (IFAPA), Córdoba, Spain

Stick on the pig: an alternative non-invasive method for fixing telemetry devices on wild boar (Sus scrofa)

Jörg Beckmann 1, Horst Reinecke 2, Marcus Meißner 3, Sven Herzog 4, Helmuth Wölfel 3
1Zoo Nuremberg, Germany
2University of Goettingen - Wildlife Sciences, Germany
3Institute of Wildlife Biology Goettingen and Dresden e.V., Germany
4Technical University of Dresden - Wildlife Ecology and Management, Germany

Hunting Pressure, Non-hunting Related Disturbance and Habitat Shape the Space-Use of Wild Boar (Sus scrofa)

Markus Handschuh 1, Manisha Bhardwaj 2, Peter Linderoth 3, Janosch Arnold 3
11. Wildlife Research Unit, Agricultural Centre Baden-Württemberg, Aulendorf, Germany. 2. Chair of Wildlife Ecology and Management, Faculty of Environment and Natural Resources, University of Freiburg, Germany
2Chair of Wildlife Ecology and Management, Faculty of Environment and Natural Resources, University of Freiburg, Germany
3Wildlife Research Unit, Agricultural Centre Baden-Württemberg, Aulendorf, Germany

Preliminary data on wild boar habitat selection in a coastal dune system and marshland in the northwest Iberian Peninsula

Xose Pardavila 1, Francisco Carro 2, Adrian Lamosa 1, Joaquín Vicente 3, Pelayo Acevedo 3, Ramon Soriguer 2
1SOREX ECOLOXIA E MEDIO AMBIENTE S.L., Spain
2EBD-CSIC, Spain
3IREC-UCLM-CSIC, Spain

Dynamics of numbers and harvests in wild boar (Sus scrofa) population in south-western Poland

Bogusław Bobek 1, Dorota Merta 1, Jakub Furtek 2, Marta Wojciuch-Płoskonka 2
1Institute of Biology, Pedagogical University of Krakow; Krakow, Poland
2Polish Wildlife Foundation; Krakow, Poland

Camera Trap Distance Sampling: a pilot study pilot study to assess possible bias in parameter estimates and results

Pietro Pontiggia 1, Barbara Franzetti 1, Stefano Focardi 2
1ISPRA, Italy
2CNR-ISC, Italy

Maping of areas with wild boar overabundance in the Valencia region (East Spain)

Carmen Gómez Peris 1, Juan Miguel Burgui Oltra 2, Mª Pilar Nieto 2, Mª José Carrión 2
1Generalitat Valenciana, Spain
2Valenciana d’Aprofitament Energètic de Residus, SA (VAERSA), Spain

If population estimates obtained from camera trapping do not yield clear results, do indices work better?

Pietro Pontiggia 1, Valentina Bellini 2, Barbara Franzetti 1, Valerio Nicolucci 1, Alessandro Calabrese 1, Stefano Focardi 3
1ISPRA, Italy
2 ISPRA, Italy
3CNR, Italy

Validating camera trapping to study wild boar populations in the Alps

Rachele Vada 1, Stefania Zanet 1, Anna Trisciuoglio 1, Enrica Fantini 1, Maria Grazia Carpignano 1, Federica De Cicco 1, Mattia Fracchia 1, Pablo Palencia 1, Ezio Ferroglio 1
1Università di Torino, Italy

Up-Net Trap for catching wild boars (Sus scrofa)

Andreas Daim 1, Klaus Hackländer 1
1Institute of Wildlife Biology and Game Management. BOKU Vienna, Austria

The main motto of Czech hunters: "Eat and multiply!"

Jakub Drimaj 1, Jiří Kamler 1
1Mendel University in Brno, Czech Republic

Managing wild boar overabundance in a small, fanced protected area

Barbara Franzetti 1, Valerio Nicolucci 2, Alessandro Calabrese 2, Stefano Focardi 3
1ISPRA - CNR-ISC, Italy
2ISPRA, Italy
3CNR-ISC, Italy

Additional feeding/baiting: threat and opportunity for wild boar management

Jiří Kamler 1, Martin Pavelka 1
1Mendel University Brno

Why to monitor wild boar populations? New applications for management of density estimation data

Carme Rosell 1, Emili Bassols 2, Joana Colomer 1, Ferran Navàs 3, Maria Josep Vargas 4, Jordi Ruiz-Olmo 4
1Minuartia, wildlife consultancy. University of Barcelona. Department of Evolutionary Biology, Ecology and Environmental Sciences, Barcelona, Spain
2Zona Volcànica de la Garrotxa Natural Park, Olot, Spain
3Minuartia, wildlife consultancy. Barcelona, Spain
4Department of Climate Action, Food and Rural Agenda. Catalan Government, Barcelona, Spain