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Roadkill salvage: when to hold ‘em, and when to fold ‘em

Trappers are known to be a resourceful bunch - making good use of pretty much anything lying around. Occasionally, that includes what’s found while cruising the local roadways! Picking up car-struck critters, a term I’ve dubbed “roadkill salvage”, can have its benefits. It’s not just for trappers and fur handlers either…

A future up for grabs: Have you taken the Hunting Pledge?

A future up for grabs: Have you taken the Hunting Pledge?

The reality is that decisions on the direction of regulated hunting activities are being increasingly dominated by those with a hands-off approach to conservation. Luckily, we have national organizations like the Sportsmen’s Alliance here to help.

The Art of Furbearer Conservation

Many know me for my outdoor pursuits, advocacy, and trials in the wildlife control industry. What many don’t know is my affinity for the arts. My past experiences in the fine arts are why I’m skilled at talking about trapping beaver and preparing a porcupine stew whilst in the same breath discussing the dualities of art nouveau and art deco. I’m not opposed to walking miles of untouched forest tracking fisher while debating dadaism and the relevancy of Marcel Duchamp.

When it comes to Conservation, we've got "Issues".

When it comes to Conservation, we've got "Issues".

Introducing our new “Issues” page! The inevitable truth is that some people are hellbent on yanking the licensed hunter and regulated trapper out of the conservation equation. I’ve made it my mission, call it my “civic duty”, along with my constituents and contributors, to “hold the line” and ensure that hands-on management continues - provided it adds wealth to conservation efforts.

Our Top 8 of 2018: Furbearer Conservation's Year In Review

Our Top 8 of 2018: Furbearer Conservation's Year In Review

Its time once again to break out the glittery hats, settle in by the fire, and pour yourself a nice glass of small-batch castoreum whiskey - we’re saying “so-long” to 2018 and “hey baby, what’s up” to 2019. So get the hand-warmers going in that tree-stand, and refresh your dirt-hole set with these top moments for Furbearer Conservation in 2018.