Registration is open for a Trapper Education Course for northwest Montana, which will be held December 7 and 8. This is a general trapper education class conducted by Montana Fur Harvesters Instructors. The class is not required of trappers but it is strongly recommend. This is not a wolf trapper certification class.
Here is the schedule:
--Friday, December 7: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks Headquarters, 490 North Meridian Road in Kalispell
--Saturday, December 8: 9 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Flathead Valley Clay Target Club north of Kalispell
To register for the course, stop by Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks (FWP) on North Meridian Road in Kalispell, or call FWP at 752-5501. Registrants will receive pre-course materials and the course schedule. Call FWP at 752-5501 for more information.
In the course, Montana Trapper Education Instructors will emphasize trapper ethics, regulations, trapping heritage, and trap sets. Instructors will show actual trap sets and techniques with special attention to avoiding non-target species. Instructors are members of the Montana Fur Harvesters.
People of all ages are invited to attend. For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 250-6038.