Humane Trapping: A Balancing Act

Humane Trapping: A Balancing Act will discuss various aspects of humane trapping including:
  • Definitions:
    • Live trap vs cage/box trap
    • Euthanasia vs humane-killing
    • Equipment vs technique
    • Snares vs cable-restraints
  • Proper use of cage/box traps
  • Proper use of lethal traps
Stephen M. Vantassel is Program Coordinator of wildlife damage management at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. He is a Master NWCOA Instructor, Certified Wildlife Control Professional (CWCP), and runs the Internet Center for Wildlife Damage Management ( He founded and operated Wildlife Removal Service, Inc. before coming to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. He has written dozens of articles and several books on wildlife control and animal welfare topics.

This webinar is open to the public. Everyone is welcome. No registration is required. Just show up at the link below. If you can't make it, the webinar will be recorded with a link to the video posted here when it is available (typically 2 to 3 days after the event).


Stephen M. Vantassel

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Video of the webinar has been posted. Many thanks to those that attended. Let's keep the conversation going about the responsible management of wildlife.

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over 3 years ago

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