A trapper education class is scheduled for Feb. 16, 2008, at the Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks regional office in Bozeman (1400 South 19th Ave.).
Although pre-registration is preferred, walk-ins are welcome. To register, contact Brian Stoner at 406-388-0103 or the FWP office at 406-994-4042.
The class will begin at 9 a.m. and end at 4 p.m. Students should bring a lunch.
The class is free of charge and open to all people interested in learning about trapping. The class is sponsored by the Montana Trappers Association and will include ethical trapping, furbearer identification, fur handling, trapping equipment, rules and regulations, and trap setting.
Class participants will receive a certificate of completion, the National Trappers Association trapping handbook, a workbook, and other informational material.
An adult must accompany youth who are under 12 years of age or who have special needs. Those completing the one-day class will receive a certificate of completion in the mail.
For more information contact Brian Stoner at 406-388-0103 or MTEP State Coordinator Fran Buell, at firstname.lastname@example.org.