Friday, January 11, 2008
Trapping on the rise in Oregon
According to a couple of news outlets, including Portland Indy Media, trapping is on the rise in Oregon due to higher fur prices. There is a lot of uproar about it on the internet, as you might imagine. I'm not entirely sure how I feel about it myself. I don't have any problem hunting any non-endangered furbearing animal, but I'm not so sure about killing animals non-selectively or over long periods of time (up to 48 hours), as is the case with trapping.
For more background, pro and against see the ODFW trapping backgrounder and TrapFreeOregon.org.
Thoughts on trapping anybody?