Wild pigs on the loose in eastern Ontario

By Laurie Weir, InsideOttawaValley, October 22, 2019 There are wild pigs in the area. Wild ... pigs. The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry say they’re an invasive species, albeit only a few sightings have been reported in the Ottawa Valley.

And they can be destructive, says Jolanta Kowalski, media specialist with the MNRF.

Invasive species like wild pigs can cause damage to habitats and native species and can be nearly impossible to get rid of once they become established.

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