Fur Trapper Course (Educational)



Location: 1B Camp E Hun Tee Place, Exeter, RI 02822

Fur Trapper Course


When:   February 26th, 2023

9 AM to 4 PM


This 7 hour non-certification course will cover various aspects of trapping to include:

  • The history of trapping
  • Conservation and trapping regulations
  • The biology of different target species in RI
  • Best management practices in the field
  • Types of traps
  • Hands on demonstration of how to set traps
  • Uses for the animal and how to treat/tan hides.


All participants are encouraged to bring drinks and food as none will be provided at the Hunter Education Office.  Please dress appropriately for outdoor conditions in the afternoon for the hands on demonstrations.  Participants may also want to bring a pen and paper for notes. This workshop is offered free of charge but pre- registration is required.


For Reservation: Please contact Branton Elleman at Branton.Elleman.CTR@dem.ri.gov

Event Type: All DEM Events Fish & Wildlife Hunter Education

Contact: Registration: Email branton.elleman.ctr@dem.ri.gov