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Nuisance alligator trapper applicants sought for Collier

News Release

Thursday, November 18, 2010

Media contact: Gabriella B. Ferraro, 772-215-9459

The Statewide Nuisance Alligator Program is accepting applications for nuisance alligator trappers/crocodile response agents in Collier County. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) currently does not have an opportunity in Collier County, but it is pre-screening applicants in preparation for future needs. Visit to apply online or to learn about the requirements.

Applicants must have a clean criminal history and no fish or wildlife law violations. For more information, call Melanie Brown at 863-462-5195 or e-mail

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