ENVIRONMENT YUKON






trapperTrapper education

Trapper training is a requirement for obtaining a Yukon Trapping Licence or Assistant Trapper Licence. Each year, Environment Yukon offers trapper training workshops in various communities to help Yukon residents meet this requirement.

Workshops

Environment Yukon offers several 4 ½ day Basic Trapper Training workshops between October and March. This workshop meets the training requirement for obtaining a Yukon Trapping or Assistant Trapper License. The minimum age to participate is 16 years, or 12 years if accompanied by an adult.

The workshops cover:

Each participant will receive a Yukon Trappers Manual. The workshop fee is $315. Some participants may qualify for funding through First Nations or other government programs.

Workshop Schedule

Registration for the below workshops began September 6, 2017:

Community Dates and Times Location

Burwash Landing

Nov. 16, 6 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

Nov. 17 - Nov. 20, 8:30 a.m - 5:30 p.m.

KFN Jacquot Hall

 

Registration for the below workshops begins November 7, 2017:

Community Dates and Times Location

Faro

Feb. 8, 6 p.m. - 9:30 p.m

Feb. 9 - Feb. 12, 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m

Yukon College
Faro Campus

Whitehorse

Feb. 22, 6 p.m. - 9:30 p.m

Feb. 23 - Feb. 26, 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m

Yukon Transportation Museum

 

 How to Register

How to Receive Notifications about Future Courses

Who should take training

 

For recognized trapper training:

Contact the Trapper Education Coordinator

Phone: 867-393-6273
Toll free (in Yukon, NWT  & Nunavut):

1-800-661-0408 ext. 6273

Fax: 867-393-6206

Email: ryan.sealy@gov.yk.ca

Address: Box 2703 (V-18), Whitehorse,

Yukon, Canada Y1A 2C6


For specialty courses:

Contact the Yukon Trappers Association

Email: yukonfur@yknet.ca
Phone: 867-667-7091