Learn to Trap event offered at Horicon Marsh in February - register now and reserve your spot

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  1. By Central Office September 16, 2015

    Contact(s): Jennifer Wirth, DNR Horicon Marsh program associate, 920-387-7889

    MADISON - Horicon Marsh will hold its third annual Learn to Trap course in February, with classroom and field portions aimed at covering the basics of trapping and outdoor education.

    This comprehensive tutorial offered by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources and Wisconsin Trapper's Association includes classroom instruction and a hands-on field and fur preparation experience.

    Each session will be held at the Horicon Marsh Visitor & Education Center, N7725 Highway 28, Horicon, Wis. - the cost of this training is $12. Application fees include a Trapper's Education Certificate upon successful completion of a final examination.

    The application deadline is Monday, Jan. 25, 2016 - the course will be limited to 25 applicants. Those interested in participating are encouraged to sign up this fall and reserve a spot.

    Dates and times for this three-part training are as follows:

    • Monday, Feb. 1 - classroom session, 6-9 p.m.;
    • Saturday, Feb. 20 - field session, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. (lunch will be provided); and
    • Sunday, Feb. 21 - field session, 8 a.m. to noon.

    Please direct all registration requests and questions to DNR Horicon Marsh program associate Jennifer Wirth at 920-387-7889.

    For more information regarding trapper's education courses and trapping in Wisconsin, visit dnr.wi.gov and search keywords "trapper ed" and "trap" respectively.

    To receive trapping email updates and other information, visit dnr.wi.gov and click on the email icon near the bottom of the page for "subscribe for updates for DNR topics." Follow the prompts and select the "trapping" option.

    Last Revised: Wednesday, September 16, 2015