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.
|York||Hollis - Buxton-Hollis Rod & Gun||Shawn Sage - INFO ONLY (207) 329-7096
|May 1, 6pm-9pm; May 5, 8am-5pm|
|Sagadahoc||Phippsburg - Phippsburg Sportsmen‚€™s Association||Jennifer Breau - INFO ONLY (207)443-8255 or email@example.com
|April 17, 6pm-9pm & April; 28, 8:30am-4:30pm|
|York||Hollis - Buxton/Hollis Rod & Gun||Shawn Sage - INFO ONLY (207) 329-7096 |
|July 17, 6pm-9pm & July 28, 8am-5pm|
|Waldo||Palermo - Sheepscot Lake Fish & Game||Rodny Glidden - (207) 485-0190 or firstname.lastname@example.org||April 15 6pm-9pm & May 19 8am-7pm|
|Waldo||Brooks/Palermo - Brooks Fire/Sheepscot Lake Fish &||Tammy Leach (Adult Ed) 568-3426 or email@example.com||April 24 6pm-9pm (Brooks ‚€“ day 1) & May 19, 8am-4pm (Palermo ‚€“ day 2)|
|York||North Berwick - North Berwick Rod & Gun||Steve Barr - (207) 446-4173 or Stephen.L.Barr@maine.gov||June 07, 6pm-9pm & June 15, 8am-4pm|
|Washington||Columbia -Pleasant River Fish & Game||Paul Favolise - (207) 483-4779 or firstname.lastname@example.org||May 15, 6pm-9pm & May 26, 9am-5pm|
|Piscataquis||Willimantic - Big Pine Gun Club||Charles Shaffer - (207) 446-4132 or email@example.com||April 26, 6pm-9pm & May 04, 8:30am-4pm|