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September 26, 2013

September wolf trapping class schedule in the Clearwater region

   Attendance at an Idaho Fish and Game wolf trapper education class is required for anyone wishing to trap wolves in Idaho.

   The eight-hour class provides students with interactive, hands-on training from experienced, certified, volunteer trapper instructors. The class curriculum includes wolf management, wolf trapping regulations and ethics; wolf habits and behavior; making, rigging and setting traps and snares; proper care for a wolf; and reporting requirements.

   Wolf trapper education classes in the Clearwater Region are scheduled from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on:

   Friday, Sept. 27, at the Nez Perce National Forest office, 104 Airport Road, Grangeville.

   Saturday, Sept. 28, at the Fish and Game Clearwater Region office, 3316 16th St., Lewiston.

   Cost is $8 per student. Online registration includes an additional convenience fee of $1.24.

   Pre-registration is required to take the wolf trapper education class either through the Fish and Game website at http://fishandgame.idaho.gov, or by contacting a Fish and Game office at 208-799-5010.

   Sign-up now; these will be the last classes offered this season.