Can I remove iguanas from my property?

Green iguanas are not protected in Florida except by anti-cruelty laws and can be humanely killed on the private property year-round with landowner permission. The FWC encourages the removal of green iguanas from private properties by landowners. Members of the public may also remove and kill iguanas from 22 FWC managed public lands without a license or permit under Executive Order 17-11. Captured iguanas cannot be relocated and released at other locations in Florida. Homeowners that trap iguanas on their property may be able to obtain euthanasia services from local exotic veterinarians, humane societies or animal control offices depending on the location and availability of services. If you are not capable of safely removing iguanas from your property, please seek assistance from a professional nuisance wildlife trapper.

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1. Can I remove iguanas from my property?
2. How can I deter green iguanas from frequenting my property?
3. What if I own a pet iguana that I can no longer care for?