Conservation and Trapping Science

Mad Trapper shares memoir of life in the Cariboo
Jul 21, 2021 08:15 ET
He’s never missed a winter trapping season in 40 years but it was Paul Blackwell’s fierce advocacy work for the forest and creatures he loves that earned him the nickname “The Mad Trapper.”

“Logging truck drivers nicknamed me the ‘Mad Trapper’ not because I was crazy but because I was mad at the amount of logging they were doing,” Blackwell said. “Although at times my wife thinks I am crazy to go out there on my own every single day in the wintertime.”

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