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Trapping Workshops Share Historical, Biological Aspects of Furbearer Management

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Online registration for youth and adult workshops now open

The Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (ADCNR) is offering a series of youth and adult trapping workshops throughout the state this winter. The workshops are free to attend, but registration is required. To register, visit

These educational workshops provide instruction on the historical aspects of trapping, biological information about furbearers and furbearer management, and the proper techniques of using trapping as a sound wildlife management tool.

All workshops are limited to 25 participants. The youth workshops are recommended for ages 7 and up. Youth ages 7-15 must be accompanied by an adult. Youth over 16 are not required to have an adult present, but it is recommended.

Youth Trapping Workshops

  • December 8-9, 2018, in Citronelle, Ala.
  • December 15-16, 2018, in Red Bay, Ala.
  • December 29-30, 2018, in Greensboro, Ala.
  • January 12-13, 2019, in Atmore, Ala.
  • February 9-10, 2019, in Scottsboro, Ala.
  • February 16-17, 2019, in Spanish Fort, Ala.

Adult Trapping Workshops

  • November 3-4, 2018, in Hamilton, Ala.
  • February 23-24, 2019, at Portland Landing in Dallas County, Ala.

For more information, contact Mike Sievering with the Alabama Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries Division at or call 205-339-5716.

The workshops are a cooperative project between ADCNR, the Alabama Trappers and Predator Control Association, USDA Wildlife Services and Safari Club International. To learn more about trapping as a wildlife management tool, visit

The Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources promotes wise stewardship, management and enjoyment of Alabama’s natural resources through four divisions: Marine Resources, State Lands, State Parks, and Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries. To learn more about ADCNR, visit


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