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First-time trappers in many states and Canadian provinces must complete a trapper education program covering skills, regulations, and trapping's role in scientific wildlife management. Trapper education programs teach basic techniques with a strong focus on the responsible treatment of animals, legal methods, safety, selectivity, and ethical trapper behavior.
To meet your state's requirement — or just to enrich your knowledge and skill — select a course category below to create an account and enroll. There is no charge for participation.
Please note:The US Trapper Education course of the Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies is no longer available at this Trappered.com site. Beginning March 1, 2014 the course may be accessed at http://conservationlearning.remote-learner.net. Whether you are a former or new user of the US Trapper Education course, you will need to create a new user name and password to login to the new site. We look forward to serving you there.
Those wishing to participate in courses for the states of Illinois or Kansas can still do so by clicking on one of the available course options below.
Persons born on or after July 1, 1966 must complete the course before harvestingin the state on lands other than their own. This online course meets the furharvester education requirement (K.S.A. 32-912) in Kansas. When you complete each of the lessons below and pass the final exam, you will receive your Kansas furharvester education certification.
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Trapping is highly regulated. In many states and provinces, trappers must be certified through completion of trapper education courses.
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