Conservation and Trapping Science

Trapping Clinic: Robert E. Talbot Conservation Area in Lawrence County
Sep 26, 2021 16:28 ET

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Trapping clinic
When: October 2-3, clinic starts at 8 a.m. Saturday and goes all day, and resumes at sunrise on Sunday and ends at noon.

Where: Robert E. Talbot Conservation Area in Lawrence County. Take Missouri Highway 97 north from Stotts City to Missouri Highway 96, then travel east on Missouri Highway 96 for one mile.

Details: The two-day clinic, which is taught by the Missouri Department of Conservation and the Missouri Trappers Association, is a hands-on, outdoor clinic so participants should dress for the weather. All portions of the seminar will be taught in the field and on part of the Spring River. Topics covered include trap selection, trap setting (both dry land and water sets), regulations, skinning and other aspects of fur handling. This program is designed to give participants a working knowledge of all aspects of trapping and fur handling for those taking part in Missouri’s upcoming trapping seasons, which begin Nov. 15. The clinic is free but registration is required, https://mdc-event-web.s3licensing.com/Event/EventDetails/179218

For details, call Lawrence County Conservation Agent Andy Barnes at 417-461-4586 or email him at Andrew.Barnes@mdc.mo.gov.