Feliciana Wildlife Expo Agenda

Ariel Bourgoyne  |  9/12/2017 5:18:59 PM

Feliciana Wildlife Expo

September 16, 2017

9:00 am to 4:00 pm

Bob R Jones Idlewild Research Station

Entry to the station at 7:00 am for the early bird nature walk will be at South Entrance, 13831 Gross Road, Clinton, LA 70722. Please enter at the main entrance (more parking area), 4419 Idlewild Road or 13831 Gross Road (less parking area). Transportation between the areas below will be provided.

Presentation Agenda

Bug World – located at the Observatory, 13831 Gross Road, Clinton, LA

Presentations – 9:30 am to 12:00 am (Simulcast to Pig World)

    • Welcome and Station Overview
    • Bob R Jones Wildlife Research Institute Overview of Current Research

Research Briefs

    • Deer tick vaccines
    • EHDV and BTV Diagnosis using Bone Marrow
    • Feral Swine Toxicant Research

Educational Presentations

    • Louisiana Pollinators
    • Louisiana Native Plants
    • Honey bee health
    • Types of mosquito control for public protection and effects on bees
    • Protecting Yourself against Insects, Ticks and Chigger Mites

Wildlife and Conservation World

    Presentations – 10:00 am to 2:00 pm

    • Turkeys in Louisiana
    • The Louisiana Black Bear
    • Louisiana Snakes
    • Falconry
    • Timber Management for Biodiversity

Pig World – located at main entrance, 4419 Idlewild Road, Clinton, LA 70722

Presentations – 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm (Simulcast to Bug World)

    • Feral Pig Trapping and Future Outlook
    • Safe Methods for Cleaning Wildlife
    • Brucellosis: Different Hosts and Normal Exposure Scenarios, Symptoms, and Treatments
    • Processing of Feral Pigs for Meat
    • Auctions and Raffles
    • Big Buck Contest Winners

Activities and Demonstrations Occurring throughout the day

Bug World

  • Bees
  • Snake Walk
  • 4-H Shooting Sports - Archery, BB Gun and Shotgun shooting
  • Insects
  • Youth Wetlands Program
  • Fossils
  • Forestry
  • Live mammals and reptiles
  • Pelts and Skulls - LDWF

Wildlife and Conservation World

  • Food Plots for Deer
  • Heritage Walk
  • Falconry
  • Deer Netting

Pig World

  • Traps for Feral Swine
  • Big Buck Contest
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