Livestock Predation Protection Workshops scheduled for May

Posted April 27, 2015

With livestock predation an ongoing issue for some Manitoba producers, a series of workshops dealing with the topic have been planned for May.

The free workshops are open to livestock producers, trappers, hunters and landowners who are interested in learning more about predation, trapping and some of the programs available to them.

Click here to view the event poster.

The dates and locations of the workshops are as follow:

Time 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.

An outdoor how-to demonstration will also be given prior to the workshops from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Vassar, Manitoba, Vassar Community Hall
80 Beaudry Ave
Date: May 7, 2015
Pre-register at: 1-800-772-0458

Moosehorn, Manitoba
Moosehorn Community Hall
Railway Avenue
Date: May 11, 2015
Pre-register at: 1-800-772-0458

Arborg, Manitoba
Arborg Heritage Hall
Arborg Heritage Village
Date: May 12, 2015
Pre-register at: 1-800-772-0458

Officials from Manitoba Conservation and Water Stewardship, Manitoba Agriculture Food and Rural Development (MAFRD) and Manitoba Agricultural Services Corporation (MBP) will be on hand to give an overview of Wildlife Damage Compensation Regulation and Program along with other topics including animal husbandry tools. Professional trappers will also be in attendance to give advice on humane trapping and snaring, predator hunting and calling and mortality management.

Anyone interested in attending a workshop is asked to pre-register as space is limited. Call Manitoba
Beef Producers at 1-800-772-058 to register.