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  • For more information on ways to prevent conflicts with wildlife, please visit our Living with Wildlife Page. The term “nuisance” refers to an individual animal’s behavior per F.A.C. 68A-1.004 and 68A-9.010. Nuisance wildlife in Florida is defined as wildlife that:
    • Causes or is about to cause property damage
    • Presents a threat to public safety
    • Causes an annoyance within, under or upon a building

      For more information on nuisance wildlife regulations, please visit our Frequently Asked Questions webpage, or contact your FWC Regional Office.

      If you need to report a nuisance alligator, call 1-866-392-4286 (1-866-FWC-GATOR).
  • Nuisance Wildlife Control Operators on this registry are not regulated by the FWC, but must follow all applicable rules and regulations concerning nuisance wildlife removal. This Nuisance Wildlife Control Operator’s Registry is maintained by FWC as a public service and being listed in the registry does not constitute an endorsement by the Agency.
  • Nuisance Wildlife Removal is a Commercial activity offered by private businesses. Customers should expect to be charged for nuisance wildlife control services.
  • FWC recommends that customers receive quotes from different providers, request and check references, verify the provider is insured, and check for any complaints filed with the Better Business Bureau or similar organization.


  • Search for a trapper by using the GIS map below or scroll down to the end of this page for additional search options.

Additional Search Options

Select county and species to include in your search, and click the [Search] button at the bottom of this page.
If a Nuisance Wildlife Control Operator has a Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS) Limited Commercial Wildlife Management Certification, you may search for the certification details using the FDACS database..
  • Click the certification number for the Nuisance Wildlife Control Operator to access the search form on the FDACS web site. The link will open in a new browser window ().
  • Close that window to return to this FWC Nuisance Wildlife Control Operator search.
  • The Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission is not responsible for any information on the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services' web site.