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Nuisance alligator trappers sought in Gilchrist, Levy counties

News Release

Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Media contact: Karen Parker, 386-758-0525

Interested in catching nuisance gators? Live in Gilchrist or Levy County?

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission's Statewide Nuisance Alligator Program is accepting applications for contracted nuisance alligator trappers in Gilchrist and Levy counties.

Applicants must have a clean criminal history, no fish or wildlife law violations and a valid, working email address. Applicants also must reside in the county where they intend to work.

Applications must be received by Jan. 6, 2012.

To learn more about becoming a 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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