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Fur Harvest, Fur Management, and Conservation Course

Course Code: NATR016

Both novice and experienced trappers can learn the techniques used in humane trapping in this course offered in conjunction with the Ministry of Natural Resources and the Ontario Fur Managers Association. Learn about the biology and management of furbearing species, methods of increasing trapping efficiency and success, proper pelt preparation, safe trap handling and essential survival skills. Demonstrations of skinning and trap set construction will be given in class and in the field. A final exam to be eligible for a trapping license will be administered by the Ministry of Natural Resources.

  • In person
Offered at:
  • Ed Skrabek

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Monday, Thursday (5:00pm - 9:00pm) · Saturday, Sunday (8:00am - 4:00pm)

40 hours


  • Ed Skrabek


Frost Campus


This course runs from 5-9pm Mondays and Thursdays, and 8am-4pm on Saturday, March 23 and Sunday, March 24. Class and field components will be held at Frost Campus.

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