Trapper Education Course Schedule

Trapper Education is mandatory for first-time trappers and Problem Animal Control (PAC) Agents in order to apply for a Massachusetts trap registration number. A state issued certificate from any US state is accepted.

Courses are offered 3-4 times a year in different locations across the state. Please fill out the Course Notification form if you wish to be notified when courses are scheduled. You may need to travel a longer distance in order to attend this course All courses are free of charge.

Trapper Education courses are typically offered a few times of year from April to October.


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When a course is scheduled, it will be posted here.