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.
|Hancock||Castine - Maine Maritime Academy||Paul Favolise (207) 483-4779 or firstname.lastname@example.org||March 22; 5pm-8pm & March 30; 8am-4pm|
|York||Hollis - Buxton-Hollis Rod & Gun||Shawn Sage - INFO ONLY (207) 329-7096
|May 1, 6pm-9pm; May 5, 8am-5pm|
|Sagadahoc||Phippsburg - Phippsburg Sportsmenā€™s Association||Jennifer Breau - INFO ONLY (207)443-8255 or email@example.com
|April 17, 6pm-9pm & April; 28, 8:30am-4:30pm|
|Aroostook||Monticello - Wilderness Pines Lodge||George Hurteau - (207) 538-4500||April 03, 6pm-9pm & April 13, 8am-4pm|
|York||Hollis - Buxton/Hollis Rod & Gun||Shawn Sage - INFO ONLY (207) 329-7096 |
|July 17, 6pm-9pm & July 28, 8am-5pm|