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Trapper Education Manual

The Alberta Trapper’s Education Manual (411 pages) is available for purchase. It is the most current manual of its kind in North America. Dr. David Hatler (Phd, RPBio) and Alison Beal are the authors.


In addition to diagrams and explanations of trap sets seen in most manuals, the furbearer management concept for trappers is also clearly identified.

This manual is a must for serious trappers, animal control personnel, or for anyone with a keen interest in furbearer management.


The cost is $50 plus tax

Contact the store at 780-349-6626 for purchase details.

Copyrighted Material

The provided portions of the Alberta Trappers’ Education Manual are copyrighted and given with permission by the authors – Dr. David Hatler and Alison Beal – to the Alberta Trappers’ Association for informational purposes.

Material not to be distributed.

Contact Information

Hwy 44 Sth Industrial Park, Lot 14

PO Box 6020

Westlock, AB  T7P 2P7


Phone: 780-349-6626

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Mon - Sat: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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