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Nuisance alligator trappers sought in Columbia County

News Release

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Media contact: Karen Parker, 386-758-0525

Interested in catching nuisance gators? Live in Columbia County?

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

Applications must be received by June 30.

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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