Much has been said about Michigan’s feral swine problem in recent weeks, particularly now that the Michigan Department of Natural Resources is enforcing a ban on those species that are considered an invasive species.
Angry pig-hunt farm operators have alleged all sorts of wrong-doing by the agency. Fortunately cooler heads have prevailed in the courts and elsewhere.
The Michigan Land Use Institute, a highly reputable conservation organization, came out today with a thorough review of what led up to the ruckus. It highlights how the Michigan legislature failed to act when they should have and where a solution might exist for the conundrum Michigan now faces. For an intelligent read take a look at: Wild Swine, the DNR and a Solution.
Yeah, really good, detailed article. What a headache.