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Trapper Education Class Set for Feb. 12

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Thu Jan 26 00:00:00 MST 2006

A trapper education class will be offered in Missoula, Sunday, Feb. 12 beginning at 8:30 a.m. at the Missoula Fish, Wildlife & Parks office, 3201 Spurgin Road.  

The class, sponsored by the Montana Trappers Association, will include furbearer identification, regulations, safety, ethics, trapping techniques, equipment, demonstrations and fur handling.

The class is free of charge and open to people of all ages who are interested in trapping.  An adult must accompany those under the age of 10.  To register, contact the Missoula FWP office at 406-542-5500.

The class will begin at 8:30 a.m. and continue until 4:30 p.m.  Students should bring lunch, a pen and pad of paper.

For more information, contact Bob Sheppard at 793-5885 in Ovando, in the evenings.