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State of New Jersey Directory

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New Jersey Division of Fish and Wildlife receives federal assistance from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and thus prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, disability, age and sex pursuant to Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975 and Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972. If you believe that you have been discriminated against in any program, activity or service, contact New Jersey Division of Fish and Wildlife, MC501-03, P.O. Box 420, Trenton, NJ 08625-0420. The telephone number is (609) 292-9410. You may also write to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Civil Rights Coordinator for Public Access, 4401 N. Fairfax Drive, Mail Stop: WSFR-4020, Arlington, VA, 22203.

State of New Jersey

Chris Christie, Governor

Kim Guadagno, Lieutenant Governor

Department of Environmental Protection

Bob Martin, Commissioner

Office of Natural and Historic Resources

Rich Boornazian, Assistant Commissioner

Division of Fish and Wildlife

David Chanda, Director

Larry Herrighty, Assistant Director

Paulette Nelson, Assistant Director

Russell Babb, Acting Chief, Shellfisheries

Brandon Muffley, Administrator, Marine Fisheries

Mark Chicketano, Chief, Law Enforcement

Lisa Barno, Chief, Freshwater Fisheries

Tony Petrongolo, Chief, Land Management

Dave Golden, Chief, Wildlife Management

David Jenkins, Chief, Endangered and Nongame Species

Cindy Kuenstner, Editor

New Jersey Division of Fish and Wildlife is a professional, environmental organization dedicated to the protection, management and wise use of the state’s fish and wildlife resources.

The Digest is available at license agents and Fish and Wildlife offices. Information may be reprinted with permission. Subscriptions are not available.

This Digest is designed and produced by J.F. Griffin Publishing, LLC; www.jfgriffin.com

Partial funding for the Digest is provided by the Federal Aid in Wildlife Restoration Program.

Cover photo Black bear (TheRawSpirit.com)

New Jersey Fish and Wildlife Councils

Fish and Game Council

Dave Burke, Acting Chair

Cathy Blumig

Phillip Brodhecker

Dr. Barbara Brummer

Agust Gudmundsson

Joe DeMartino

Jeffrey A. Link

Robert Puskas

Dan VanMater

Waterfowl Stamp Advisory Committee

Robert VonSuskil, Chair

Robert Allen

Peter Bacinski

Carl W. Blank

Dave Burke

Joseph DeMartino

George Howard

Mike Kantor

Scott Paterson

Jim A. Shissias

Dr. Lenore Tedesco

Endangered and Nongame Species Advisory Committee

Dr. Barbara Brummer, Chair

Dr. James Applegate

Dr. Joanna Burger

Dr. Emile DeVito

Howard Geduldig

Dr. Rick Lathrop

Dr. Erica Miller

Dr. David Mizrahi

Jane Morton-Galetto

Dr. Howard Reinert

James Shissias

Wildlife Rehabilitators Advisory Committee

Kelly Simonetti, Chair

Donald Bonica

Phillip Brodhecker

Giselle Chazotte-Smisko

Lisa DeLambert

Tracy Leaver

Dr. Erica Miller

Diane Nickerson

Dr. Jennifer Norton

Atlantic Coast Shellfish Council

Walter L. Johnson, III, Chair

John J. Maxwell, Vice Chair

Walter Hughes

Delaware Bay Shellfish Council

Warren Hollinger, Chair

Richard Malinowski, Vice Chair

Scott Bailey

Stephen J. Fleetwood

Marine Fisheries Council

Richard N. Herb, Acting Chair

James Alexis

Dr. Eleanor Ann Bochenek

Warren Hollinger

Walter L. Johnson, III

Frances Puskas

Sergio Radossi

Joe Rizzo

Robert R. Rush, Jr.

Joseph A. Zaborowski

Where to Write Us

New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, Division of Fish and Wildlife
MC 501-03 • P.O. Box 420 • Trenton, NJ 08625-0420 • NJFishandWildlife.com

New Jersey Division of Fish and Wildlife

Our Mission

To protect and manage the state’s fish and wildlife to maximize their long-term ­biological, recreational and economic value for all New Jerseyans.

Our Goals

• To maintain New Jersey’s rich variety of fish and wildlife species at stable, healthy levels and to protect and enhance the many habitats on which they depend.

• To educate New Jerseyans on the values and needs of our fish and wildlife and to foster a positive human/wildlife co-existence.

• To maximize the recreational and commercial use of New Jersey’s fish and wildlife for both present and future generations.

Regulations in red are new this year.

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