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Contracted nuisance alligator trappers sought for Broward County

News Release

Friday, January 12, 2018

Media contact: Carol Lyn Parrish, 561-882-5709

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

Applicants must pass a criminal history check, have no fish or wildlife law violations, and possess a valid, working email address.

Applications must be received by Friday, Jan. 26.

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

For more information, email

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