The S.C. Department of Natural Resources, in conjunction with the South Carolina Trappers Association and Clemson Extension, will hold a workshop on coyote trapping and management in Greenwood on May 26.
The workshop, to be held at Northwest Volunteer Fire Dept., will begin at 5 p.m. and end at about 9 p.m. Previous trapping experience is not required, but everyone attending will be expected to set traps and participate with the group, hot or cold, rain or shine.
This is an extended hands-on trapping workshop for individuals who want to learn to manage coyotes, and will involve extensive outdoor participation. This workshop will cover such topics as equipment selection, trap modifications, trap preparation, trap site selection, set making, running a trap line and trapping safety.
The cost for the workshop is $15. Register online at www.dnr.sc.gov/wildlife/coyote/control.html. For more information on the program call 864-554-4504.
A a series of coyote seminars are planned across South Carolina in 2015. To see locations, visit www.dnr.sc.gov/wildlife/coyote/control.html.