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Alligator Management Program

Alligator in swimming pool

FWC seeks contracted nuisance alligator trapper for Sarasota County

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s Statewide Nuisance Alligator Program is accepting applications for contracted nuisance alligator trappers for Sarasota County.

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

Applications must be received by Wednesday, April 14, 2021.

Learn about the requirements for becoming a nuisance alligator trapper or apply online. For more information, email FWCGator@MyFWC.com.

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Nuisance Alligator Hotline

Concerned about an alligator? Call FWC's toll-free Nuisance Alligator Hotline. 866-392-4286

Statewide Nuisance Alligator Program

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Living with Alligators

The FWC provides living with alligators safety advice and informational tools such as a video, infographic, and brochure. Visit the species profile to learn more about alligators.

Create awareness of the possible presence of alligators in ponds and canals with these signs. 
Don't Feed Alligators!
Be Alert!

Nuisance Alligator Hotline: 866-FWC-GATOR

People with concerns about an alligator should call FWC’s toll-free Nuisance Alligator Hotline at 866-392-4286. When someone concerned about an alligator calls the Nuisance Alligator Hotline, FWC will dispatch a contracted nuisance alligator trapper to resolve the situation.