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Nuisance alligator trappers sought for Manatee Co.

News Release

Tuesday, April 09, 2013

Media contact: Gary Morse, 863-648-3852

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s (FWC) Statewide Nuisance Alligator Program is accepting applications for contracted nuisance alligator trappers in Manatee County.

Applicants must have a clean criminal history, no fish or wildlife law violations and a valid, working email address. Applicants must reside in Manatee County.

Applications must be received by Monday, April 22.

To learn about the requirements for becoming a nuisance alligator trapper or to apply online, visit MyFWC.com/Alligator and click on “Statewide Nuisance Alligator Program.”

For more information, email FWCGator@MyFWC.com.



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