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Trapper's Education Workshop

'Conserving traditional outdoor skills'

Learn the basics of trapping  with seasoned trappers. Attendees will have the opportunity to set traps and learn skills from beginning site selection all the way through to pelt preparations. This workshop is offered free of charge thanks to the partnership of the Ohio State Trappers Association, Shawnee State Park and the Ohio Division of Wildlife. Preregistration is required and registrations are limited due to limited space. Course completion will include the opportunity to get your trapper’s education certification from the Ohio Division of Wildlife. Hunter Education certification is required before obtaining the trappers education certification as well as reviewing all of the online trappers education home-study materials found at Trapper Ed Manual (

The event will begin on Saturday, October 30th at 8:00 am and will run through until Saturday afternoon. We will resume the session again on Sunday, October 31st in the morning. Lunch and refreshments will be provided. For more information or to register call the Scioto Soil and Water Conservation District at 740-259-9231 Ext. 4 or email

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