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Trapping Workshops Share Historical, Biological Aspects of Furbearer Management

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 www.outdooralabama.com/trapping-workshops.

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 Mike.Sievering@dcnr.alabama.gov 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 www.outdooralabama.com/hunting/trapping-alabama.

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 www.outdooralabama.com.

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