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Maine Wildlife Offices

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State of Maine Department of Inland Fisheries & Wildlife

Chandler E. Woodcock

Andrea L. Erskine
Deputy Commissioner

Main Office

284 State St., 41 SHS, Augusta, ME 04333-0041
(207) 287-8000


Operation Game Thief

1-800-ALERT US (253-7887) In State
(207) 287-6057 Out of State

Regional Communication Centers

If you are in need of the services of a game warden call the Department of Public Safety Dispatch at the following toll-free numbers:

Augusta 1-800-452-4664

Gray 1-800-228-0857

Houlton 1-800-924-2261

Orono 1-800-432-7381

NOTE! The State Police numbers may be used to report a fire, ONLY if a fire warden or forest ranger cannot be reached. To report wildfire arson call 1-800-987-0257 — The Maine Forest Service, Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry

Members of the IF&W Advisory Council

Cathy A. Demerchant
Androscoggin, Kennebec, &
Sagadahoc Counties (207) 923-3287

Richard “Dick” Fortier
Aroostook County (207) 496-1221

Matthew E. Thurston
Cumberland County (207) 926-4147

Sheridan R. Oldham
Franklin/Oxford (207) 864-4323

Jeffrey C. Lewis (Chair)
Hancock County (207) 460-6859

Gunnar Gundersen
Knox, Lincoln, & Waldo Counties (207) 563-1959

Donald Dudley (Vice-Chair)
Penobscot (207) 538-5173

Lawrence Farrington
Piscataquis & Somerset Counties (207) 695-2017

Lance S. Wheaton
Washington County (207) 448-7726

Jenny Starbird
York County (207) 477-2635

Administrative Regions

Region A – Gray (207) 657-2345

Region B – Sidney (207) 547-5300

Region C – Jonesboro (207) 434-5927

Region D – Strong (207) 778-3324

Region E – Greenville (207) 695-3756

Region F – Enfield (207) 732-4132

Region G – Ashland (207) 435-3231

The Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife receives federal funds from the U.S. Department of the Interior.

Accordingly, all Department programs and activities must be operated free from discrimination in regard to race, color, national origin, age, or handicap. Any person who believes that he or she has been discriminated against should write to the Office of Equal Opportunity, U.S. Department of the Interior, Washington, D.C. 20240.

Regulations in red are new this year.

Purple text indicates an important note.

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