Snaring and Trapping

The EXPOSED Wildlife Conservancy’s Snaring and Trapping Campaign is working toward a complete ban on the use of snares for commercial and recreational trapping, as well as modern, ethical, science- and traditional knowledge-based updates to all trapping regulations for fur-bearing mammals, particularly large apex predators like wolves, lynx, bobcats and wolverines.

Help us produce Trapped in the Past!

Special Fundraising Opportunity!

We’re putting our own twist on Giving Tuesday this November with #TRAPPEDINTHEPAST - a special fundraiser for an exciting, new investigative documentary series we’re tackling that empowers you to end the suffering and save the lives of countless fur-bearing animals. We’ve been challenged by two special donors to raise $10K between now and November 30th - Giving Tuesday. If we achieve this goal, they will match your donations with another $10,000!

All Canadian donors will receive a charitable tax receipt.

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What's the Issue?

Provincial governments in Canada have not meaningfully updated provincial trapping regulations in almost one hundred years, resulting in tens of thousands of wolves and other canids being trapped, killed and skinned each year across the country in inhumane and inefficient neck snares for an out-of-date fashion industry.

What We’re Doing & How You Can Help

We’re tackling this issue using a combination of videos, fieldwork, online research and social media outreach to advocate and educate on behalf of these animals to ensure that trapping regulations are updated to better reflect the current values of society. The first major part of this project is to create an exciting, new investigative documentary series titled, Trapped in the Past: Does Canada’s Trapping Industry Need Change? This ambitious project, in partnership with The Fur-Bearers, will combine our more than 80 years of experience in wildlife advocacy, storytelling and video production, and will take us across the country, interviewing trappers, biologists, indigenous leaders, landowners and wildlife advocates as we explore the history of trapping in Canada and its relevance and acceptance in today’s economy and society.

We need your help to tell this story to ban killing neck snares and update trapping regulations. Your donation will be put to work immediately, researching and filming this series, and exposing the realities of the trapping industry in Canada. Together, we CAN make a difference protecting our wildlife.

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Learn More

Videos

Articles

Links

Researchers want killing neck snares added to the AIHTS

https://thefurbearers.com/blog/researchers-want-killing-snares-added-aihts

Wolf Matters -- Snaring

http://www.wolfmatters.org/snaring.html

Books

Intolerable Cruelty: The Truth Behind Killing Neck Snares and Strychnine

by Dr. Gilbert Proulx: https://alphawildlife.ca/product/intolerable-cruelty-the-truth-behind-killing-neck-snares-and-strychnine/