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May

07

2013

“Wildlife for Lunch” webinar addressing Predator Control to be held May 16

Texas Wildlife Association has teamed with Texas A&M AgriLife Extension to host a series of webinars covering a wide array of wildlife and land management topics. These FREE online webinars are held during the lunch hour (noon – 1 p.m., CST) so that anyone interested may tune in during the work day. The webinar series provides sound, science-based wildlife management information delivered by experts to you in the comfort of your own home or office.

The next webinar, “Predator Control”, will be held on Thursday, May 16, 2013. This month’s presenter will be Mike Bodenchuck, the State Director for the Texas Cooperative Wildlife Services Program. While predators and prey have coexisted for millennia, predation can have a negative impact in altered ecosystems. On occasion, predation can impact the wildlife we manage to create underperforming populations which do not meet our human objectives. The Predator Control webinar will focus on the relationships between predators and prey, how to detect significant predation impacts and how to manage these impacts. A brief introduction into predator/prey relationships as well as species-specific ways to address predation will be discussed.

How to sign on: On the day of the webinar, simply point your browser to https://texas-wildlife.webex.com and click to join the Wildlife for Lunch webinar. (Please note: WebEx webinars are not supported on handheld devices such as iPads or iPhones.) Each web based seminar is fully interactive and allows you to engage the experts, make comments, and ask questions during the course of the presentation.

If you cannot make the live webinar: Each webinar is archived and available for viewing following the initial air date at the Texas Wildlife Association website here.

For more information: Contact Texas Wildlife Association’s Helen Holdsworth at hholdsworth@texas-wildlife.org or 1-800-839-9453.



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