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Contracted nuisance alligator trappers sought for Duval County

News Release

Friday, December 01, 2017

Media contact: Karen Parker, 386-758-0525

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

Applicants must pass a criminal history check, have no fish or wildlife law violations, and possess a valid, working email address.

Applications must be received by Friday, Dec. 15, 2017.

To learn more about becoming a contracted 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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