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Muskrat Trapping Program Seeks Participants and Service Providers

10-Day Muskrat Trapping Program in the Mackenzie Delta

Applications are now being accepted for an upcoming 10-day Muskrat Trapping Program hosted by Project Jewel.

This program, designed for those wanting to build their land and trapping skills, will be held from March 9 to 16, 2018 in the Mackenzie Delta.

Spaces are available for up to five male and five female participants. You must be between the ages of 16 and 30. All travel and accomodations will be provided for those selected to participate. 

If you're interested in attending, please apply before March 2, 2018. 

*NEW* You can now complete your Project Jewel applications online. 

Submit an Application 

Project Jewel is also looking for support people and equipment for the Muskrat Trapping Program. They are in need of the following:

  • Site/facilities in the Mackenzie Delta capable of housing 15-18 people
  • 8-10 snowmobiles for rental
  • 1-3 Trapping Guide(s) and Knowledge Holder(s)
  • 1 Cook
  • 1 Cook’s Helper

Those interested in providing any of the above services will be required to submit a clear Criminal Record and Vulnerable Sector Check. 

If you have any questions about the Muskrat Trapping Program, or require more information concerning the Call for Service Providers, please contact:

Jimmy Ruttan
On-the-Land and Support Services Coordinator – Project Jewel
Tel: (867) 777-7084