A unit of the Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies, the Management Assistance Team is a small, high-performance team funded by a multi-state conservation grant, and established to help the vast number of technically trained state fish and wildlife agency professionals with non-biological aspects of agency work. The MAT team is passionate about helping state fish and wildlife agencies achieve excellence.
The future home of the Management Assistance Team's online offerings.
The Association of Fish & Wildlife Agencies represents North America’s fish and wildlife agencies to advance sound, science-based management and conservation of fish and wildlife and their habitats in the public interest. Working together, the Association’s member agencies are ensuring that North American fish and wildlife management has a clear and collective voice.
North American Trapper Education Program
The purpose of this Trapper Education Program is to help individuals throughout the U.S. acquire the knowledge, skill, attitude, and judgement to selectively and responsibly trap furbearing animals for the many benefits it provides. Check with your state agency to learn more about additional requirements that may apply.