Conservation and Trapping News

Newspaper: Trapping is part of Idaho’s heritage
Oct 4, 2022 09:12 ET

Regulated trapping in Idaho is a legacy with deep cultural roots. Well before the days of statehood, trappers traversed much of Idaho’s mountains in pursuit of elusive furbearers.

The practice still occurs today, and it plays an important role in managing wildlife populations, particularly in managing predators. During 2021, trappers accounted for 50% of the number of wolves harvested in the state compared to other methods, underscoring the important role they play in managing wildlife populations.

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