Is Trapping Necessary?

Regulated trapping programs are necessary to manage wildlife populations

Montana's Furbearers

Check out Montana's Furbearing and Non-Furbearing Animals

Miss Rodeo Montana

Montana's First Lady of Rodeo

IN THE LOOP

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46

Years of trapping and wildlife management

We are concerned and active conservationists who promote proper management of Montana's furbearers, who develop proper predator control, maintain a positive public image and help perpetuate quality habitat.

And the development and application of proper and effective predator control methods, and to develop and maintain the public image of trapping as a legitimate, desirable, and compatible enterprise of modern man; to stimulate an increased understanding and awareness of the impact of modern society and man on his environment.

Upcoming Events

NTA WESTERN REGIONAL

June 3-4

Rosebud County Fairgrounds
Forsyth, MT

YOUTH TRAPPER CAMP

June 10-12

South of Havre, Kiwanis Camp, in Beaver Creek Park

MTA RENDEZVOUS

August 26-27

Park County Fairgrounds
Livingston, MT

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CELEBRATING 25 YEARS OF PARTNERSHIP

Miss Rodeo Montana

Montana's First Lady of Rodeo

Miss Rodeo Montana 2022 Briann Grimshaw
and Miss Teen Rodeo Montana 2022 Allie Kuntz

Purpose of Miss Rodeo Montana

  • To promote western heritage and rodeo within the State of Montana.

  • To organize, develop, strengthen, correlate, participate and conduct the Miss Rodeo Montana Pageant and participate in the Miss Rodeo America Pageant. To annually develop, organize and conduct the Miss Rodeo Montana Pageant following the current Miss Rodeo America, Inc. rules.

  • To support, guide and direct the reigning Miss Rodeo Montana and to prepare her to participate in the Miss Rodeo America Pageant.

MTA I Am

Your friends and neighbors who are

more than just trappers

Who we are

a non-profit organization of concerned and active conservationists

Become a member

choose to invest in a membership in the MTA

Show your MTA pride

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WILDLIFE CONSERVATION & MANAGEMENT

Proper principles that guide management decisions

North American Model

The basis for policies developed by wildlife conservation organizations

Two Basic Principles

Manage for optimum population levels forever

Traps Today

Common myths and the real facts behind traps

Fact or Myth

Foothold traps are effective because they can be concealed

Facts About Furs

All life depends upon other living organisms

Do We Have A Right?

All leading conservation organizations accept the responsible, sustainable use of renewable resources

Farmed Fur

The majority of pelts used in the world fur trade now come from farms

Not Wild Animals

Selectively bred for for several characteristics

The Protest Industry

The animal rights activist is not about animal rights

Rights vs Welfare

Do you know the difference?

Questions?

There are many wonderful charities doing good deeds

Where do donations go?

A simple online search can expose you to a lot of positive and negative information