Introduction to trapping workshop to be held in Holderness, New Hampshire, June 2, 2012
HOLDERNESS, N.H. -- Learn what skills you need to become a first-time trapper in New Hampshire at a free workshop being offered at the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department’s Owl Brook Hunter Education Center in Holderness, N.H. The workshop will take place from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 2, 2012. Space is limited and pre-registration is required. To register, call the Owl Brook Hunter Education Center at (603) 536-3954. This is not a Trapper Education Certification course.
At the workshop, veteran trappers Dick Lafluer, Dwight Pennel and his wife Bonnie, as well as Fish and Game wildlife biologist Jill Kilborn, will give participants a basic overview of New Hampshire’s furbearers and how to set up and manage your own trap line.
The workshop will cover topics such as basic trapping safety, trapping equipment, selective trapping techniques, using best management practices, trap preparation and care as well as fur handling and preparation. The instructors have many years of experience in trapping, so bring all your questions.
Note that this workshop does not include lunch; participants are welcome to bring food and drink.
For more information on Fish and Game’s Owl Brook Hunter Education Center, visit http://www.HuntNH.com/Hunting/hunter_ed_center.htm.
The New Hampshire Fish and Game Department is the guardian of the state’s fish, wildlife and marine resources and their habitats. Visit http://www.huntnh.com.