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Nuisance alligator trappers sought in Osceola Co.

News Release

Monday, February 03, 2014

Media contact: Greg Workman, 352-732-1225

Interested in catching nuisance gators? Live in Osceola County?

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

Applicants must have a clean criminal history, no fish or wildlife law violations and a valid, working email address. Applicants also must reside in Osceola County, and preference will be given to those applicants who reside east of the turnpike.

Applications must be received by Feb. 14.

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

For more information, email

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