A trapper education course teaches participants how to responsibly trap furbearing animals and provides a foundation of knowledge upon which to build. Topics in the 10 hour course include proper trapping equipment and use, responsible trap setting, the importance of good wildlife management practices, and habits and traits of furbearers. Students must pass a written exam. All Trapping Educations Courses are homestudy courses. Homestudy requires attendance at all sessions as well as study at home, in order to receive your certificate.
Total = 10 Hours
- Fur Management = 1 Hour
- Tools of the trade = 2 Hours
- Trap Setting = 1 Hour
- Handling Animals = 1 Hour
- Laws and Landowner Relations = 2 Hours
- Field Exercise = 2 Hours
- Exam = 1 Hour
New courses will be posted below as they become available.
Can't find a course for your area? Contact the Regional Safety Coordinator for your area or the Recreational Safety Division Office at (207) 287-5220.
When registering either by telephone or email, please be sure to include your full name, telephone number, and which course, date and location you are signing up for.
|Kennebec||Windsor - Windsor Fairgrounds (Group 1)||Mike Foster - (207) 446-4122 or Michael.email@example.com for questions/information **FULL**||September 18, 8:30am-4pm **FULL**||
|Aroostook||Presque Isle - Presque Isle Fish & Game Club||Dan Robertson - (207) 592-9559 or firstname.lastname@example.org for questions/information. **FULL**||September 12, 6pm-9pm & September 26, 8am-4pm **FULL**||
|Knox||Rockland/Windsor (Kennebec County) - Rockland American Legion (Day 1)/ Windsor Fair Grounds (Day 2)||Jasmine Pomerleau - (207) 441-3270 or Jasmine.A.Pomerleau@maine.gov for questions/information||August 20, 5pm-7pm (Rockland American Legion) & September 18, 8:30am-4pm (Windsor Fairgrounds)|
|Kennebec||Windsor - Windsor Fairgrounds (Group 2)||Stephen Barr - (207) 446-4173 or Stephen.L.Barr@maine.gov for questions/information **FULL**||September 18, 8:30am-4pm **FULL**||
|Somerset||Skowhegan/Windsor (Kennebec County) - Skowhegan Sportsman Club (Day 1) /Windsor Fairgrounds (Day 2)||Craig Gerry - (207) 446-4249 or email@example.com for questions/information||August 17, 6pm-9pm (Skowhegan Sportsman Club) & September 18, 8am-4pm (Windsor Fairgrounds)|
|Somerset||Jackman - Jackman Hardware||Sara Giroux - (207) 349-0977 or firstname.lastname@example.org for questions/information||September 19, 9am-12pm & October 10, 8am-4pm|
|Waldo||Palermo/Windsor (Kennebec County) - Sheepscot Fish & Game (Day 1)/Windsor Fair Grounds (Day 2)||Rodney Glidden - (207) 485-0190 or email@example.com for questions/information||August 31, 6pm-8:30pm (Sheepscot F&G) & September 18, 8am-4pm (Windsor Fair Grounds)|