Here in the City of Deltona, you will find many species of wildlife. Right in our own backyard, we are home to the 360 acre Lyonia Preserve. This unique scrub habitat is home to the protected Scrub Jay. The preserve got its name from the Rusty Lyonia plant that is indigenous to the preserve.
Fun Fact: Gopher Tortoise burrows can house over 300 species of animals.
Removal or relocating of nuisance wildlife such as snake, raccoon, opossum, armadillo, alligator, etc located on private property are the responsibility of the property owner. Click on the link below for a list of private trappers. Alligators are considered a nuisance when they are more than four feet in length and are determined to be a threat to the welfare of the public, or the public’s pets, livestock, or property. If you need to report a nuisance alligator call 1-866-FWC-GATOR (1-866-392-4286). List of trappers are courtesy of Fresh Water Fish & Game Commission and provided as a public service and are not recommended, regulated or endorsed. Most trappers charge a fee for their services. Comparison shopping is recommended.