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FWC seeks alligator trappers for Palm Beach Co.

News Release

Monday, September 10, 2012

Media contact: Carli Segelson, 772-215-9459

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

Applicants must have a clean criminal history, no fish or wildlife law violations and a valid, working email address. Also, they must reside in the county in which they intend to work. Preference will be given to those applicants who live south of SR 804/Boynton Beach Blvd. in Palm Beach County.

Applications must be received by Friday, Sept. 21.

To learn about the requirements for becoming a nuisance alligator trapper or 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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