Florida Fish and Wildlife Hires Trapper for Invasive Iguanas

Love ’em or hate ’em, those pesky, invasive iguanas are everywhere — and the population is growing exponentially.

The Miami Herald reported the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission this month hired a trapper for the first time to focus on managing the population on public land in the Keys. The FWC also started holding workshops on management efforts to show homeowners how to work traps, protect yards and ward off the reptiles.  Click on the following paragraph to access the full story.

“We really want to empower people to know what they can do, how we can help folks help themselves,” Kristin Sommers, FWC’s exotic species coordinator, told the Herald. “FWC can’t go out and remove everybody’s iguanas. That’s just not possible.”


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