Conservation and Trapping News

Saskatchewan's fur industry shaken during 'pandemic'
Jan 18, 2023 07:51 ET

The coyote kept Saskatchewan trappers earning and the province’s fur industry churning in recent years. Coyote pelts were is heavy demand in the garment industry, especially as lining on parka hoods.

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But the COVID-19 pandemic, in combination with pressure from animal rights activists, sunk the market for coyote skins, said Don Gordon, the president of the Saskatchewan Trappers Association.

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