As young adults, most of us are conscientious about our environment. We are into Green Tech and are concerned about sustainability.
Renewable Resource - All Natural - Sustainable - Green - Wildlife - Quality Habitat - Clean Water
These are all words and concepts which are important to both humans and wildlife.
Did you know North America has the best managed wildlife in the world? Do you know who cares enough to pay for this management?
The answer is the American Sportsperson -- hunters, fishermen and trappers.
Our website will help you learn about the smallest and least understood segment: Trappers and the furbearers they harvest.
Students. Educators. Environmentalists. Outdoorsmen.
• Dear Educator
• Three Main Messages
• History of the Fur Trade
• Ethics and Humaneness
• Modern Trapping
• Principles of Wildlife Management
• Best Management Practices
• North American Model for Wildlife Conservation
• Additional Information
• Questions During the Video
• Special Project: What's for Dinner?
All plans are provided in pdf format.
All information presented on this website has been carefully researched and is scientifically provable.
Attributes of the Foothold Trap
Trapping in Today's World
North American Model of Wildlife Conservation
Copyright© 2014-20 Fur Takers of America
Managing Vermont's Furbearer Animals
Regulated Trapping & Furbearer Management Courtesy of IAF&W
Releasing Your Dog from a Trap
Opportunity for All: The Story of the North American Model for Wildlife Conservation
Zip-Tie Method of Removing a Body Grip Trap
Click image for printable instructions on this educational tool for pet owners.
Animal Traps - How to Release Your Pet
Canadian Trappers Help US Fisher Program
Trapped! - An Article by Tom Davis