Sustainability 

Wild fur in North America has been sustainable for 400 years. Species have increased and decreased during this period; however, in the last sixty years, populations have remained steady as modern regulations have limited harvests to excess animals that become a nuisance if left unchecked. Thousands of animals in other parts of the world are are destroyed annually to check populations. It is costly to harvest these animals, as trappers must be paid, and the animal is then simply destroyed resulting in an economic loss. North America's holistic approach minimizes the loss by utilizing the fur for earth friendly garments. This method has worked for generations. We are now ensuring that will continue. Click a topic below to learn more.

Fur

Sustainable, Safe, Humane

Culture and Heritage

The history of trapping

The Beaver

The Beaver has significant environmental and economic impacts. 

The Coyote

Exploring the environmental and economic benefits of harvesting the coyote 

The Raccoon

How overpopulation can affect the raccoon, other species, and humans

The Muskrat

Exploring the Harvest of the Muskrat

Additional Resources

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