Episode 84 – Canadian Humane Trap Standards with Doug Chiasson

Episode 84 – Canadian Trap Standards with Doug Chiasson

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In this episode Mark and Curtis are joined by Doug Chiasson, Executive Director of the Fur Institute of Canada. Doug provides a summary of the Fur Institute of Canada and its various roles and program. Doug explains the Agreement on International Humane Trapping Standards, how modern humane traps work, how they are scientifically tests and certified as well how the Fur Institute works with trappers and trap manufactures to continual improve traps for commercial trapping as well as wildlife research trapping. Doug also gives an update on the testing of modern power snares and the guys have some fun learning about how far back Doug’s family history in Canada extends.