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Nuisance alligator trappers sought in Dixie Co.

News Release

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Media contact: Karen Parker, 386-758-0525

Interested in catching nuisance gators? Live in Dixie County?

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

Applications must be received by Feb. 7.

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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