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Basic Trapping & Furbearers

Join MDC at the Joplin Office in the Wildcat Glades Conservation & Audubon Center 417-629-3423.  Registration is required. Ages 7-adult.

Trapping is an important management tool with a long heritage. This class is for those interested in learning the science basics of trapping Missouri's furbearers and strategies to deploy those traps successfully. Trap selection, preparation, common sets, and basic set construction will be  discussed. We will cover basic skinning, processing for sale, and storage of harvested target animals.