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Nuisance alligator trappers sought in Gilchrist County

News Release

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Media contact: Karen Parker, 386-758-0525

Interested in catching nuisance gators? Live in Gilchrist County?

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

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

Applications must be received by May 19.

To learn more about becoming a nuisance alligator trapper and 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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