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FWC seeks alligator trappers in Broward County

News Release

Friday, July 18, 2014

Media contact: Katie Johnson, 561-882-5709

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

Applicants must reside in Broward County, have a clean criminal history and a valid, working email address. Applications must be received by Monday, Aug. 4.

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

For more information, email

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