So how did the pigs take hold in the state? Farm escapees? Old-time colonial Virginia holdouts? Not so, suspect state game officials who blame opportunistic hunters for bringing them into the Commonwealth.
Vouchers are available for all state residents who served on active duty in Operation Iraqi Freedom or Operation Enduring Freedom eligible for a free small game, archery deer, gun deer or fishing license.
Feral pigs are far more destructive than nutria and armadillos and constitute a threat to human beings, agriculture and the environment. They are everywhere, grazing on golf courses, sauntering onto airport runways and crashing into cars.