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Nuisance alligator trappers needed for Marion Co.

News Release

Thursday, January 10, 2013

Media contact: Joy Hill, 352-258-3426

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is accepting applications for contracted nuisance alligator trappers in Marion County.

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

All applications must be received by Thursday, Jan. 31. For an application and more information on nuisance alligators, visit

For questions, please email

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