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FWC seeks alligator trappers for Martin County

News Release

Monday, March 18, 2013

Media contact: Carli Segelson, 772-215-9459

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

Applicants must have a clean criminal history, no fish or wildlife law violations and a valid, working email address. Also, they must reside in Martin County.

Applications must be received by Monday, April 1.

To learn about the requirements for becoming a nuisance alligator trapper or to apply online, visit and click on “Statewide Nuisance Alligator Program.”

For more information, email

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