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Contracted nuisance alligator trappers sought for southern Lake County

News Release

Monday, January 23, 2017

Media contact: Greg Workman, 352-732-1225

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s (FWC) Statewide Nuisance Alligator Program is accepting applications for a contracted nuisance alligator trapper south of the turnpike in Lake County.

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

Applications must be received by Thursday, Feb. 2.

To learn more about becoming a contracted nuisance alligator trapper and to apply online, visit and click on “Statewide Nuisance Alligator Program.” 

For more information, email

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