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Contracted nuisance alligator trappers sought for western Polk County

News Release

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Media contact: Gary Morse, 863-648-3852

 

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s (FWC) Statewide Nuisance Alligator Program is accepting applications for a contracted nuisance alligator trapper west of U.S. Highway 17 in Polk County.

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

Applications must be received by Thursday, March 30, 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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