If you’re interested in learning how to become an effective, ethical and responsible furharvester in Kansas, consider attending the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism’s (KDWPT) Furharvester Education Certification Class on. Jan. 30. There is no cost to attend and all ages are welcome. The class will be held at Murphy’s Taxidermy, 2205 E 9th, Winfield. To register, call (620) 222-8007.
Topics covered in the one-day class include an overview of furharvesting history, trap setting techniques, hunting predators, and fur handling. For more information on the Furharvester Education program, visit ksoutdoors.com/Hunting/Furharvesting, or contact program coordinator, Aaron Austin, at (620) 672-5911.
Persons born on or after July 1, 1966 must successfully complete a furharvester education course approved by KDWPT to purchase a furharvester license or hunt, run or trap furbearers or trap coyotes on lands other than their own.