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Fur Management

School of Environmental and Natural Resource Sciences

Enrol in Fur Management

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 licence will be administered by the Ministry of Natural Resources. Prerequisite: Students will handle mammal carcasses, so for health and safety reasons are required to show proof of an adequate titre from rabies vaccination before they are permitted to enter the college laboratory. For more information regarding this immunization requirement, please contact Student Health Services: https://department.flemingcollege.ca/health-services/immunization-requirements/immunization-requirements-by-program/

Some courses require additional textbooks and/or materials. Please visit your campus bookstore in-person or online: Peterborough Bookstore or Lindsay Bookstore.


Attend this course in person

Wednesday (6:00pm - 10:00pm) · Saturday, Sunday (8:00am - 5:00pm)
Section: 02 | Instructor: Ed Skrabek
Location: Frost Campus

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