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Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department

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Agency of Natural Resources

1 National Life Drive, Davis 2

Montpelier, VT 05620-3702

(802) 828-1000

Office Hours: 7:45 am–4:30 pm, Monday–Friday

Website: www.vtfishandwildlife.com

The MISSION of the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department is the conservation of fish, wildlife and plants and their habitats for the people of Vermont.

General Information (802) 828-1000

Commissioner’s Office (802) 828-1454

Commissioner Louis Porter

Special Projects Mngr. Kimberly Royar

Executive Assistant Mary Diego

General Counsel Catherine Gjessing

Licensing (802) 828-1190

Licensing/P.O.S. Coord. Cheri Waters

Administrative Assistant Sherry Barrows

Business Office (802) 828-1000

Business Office (802) 828-1000

Financial Administrator Steve Gomez

Financial Manager Elizabeth Stratton

Grant Administrator

Financial Services Technician Fonda Papineau

Law Enforcement (802) 828-1529

Chief Warden Col.

Dep. Chief Warden Maj. Dennis Reinhardt

Law Enforcement Assistant LeeAnne Deane

Administrative Assistant Lucy Herring

Fish (802) 828-1000

Director Eric Palmer

Aquatic Habitat Scientist Rod Wentworth

Land & Facilities Coordinator Michael Wichrowski

Fish Culture Chief Adam Miller

Fish Health Biologist Thomas Jones

Fish Health Biologist Barbara Johnston

Public Outreach (802) 828-1000

Director Susan Warner

Outreach Coordinator Lilla Lumbra

Education Coordinator Alison Thomas

Information Specialist Thomas Rogers

Information Assistant Charlee Drury

Education Registrar Janet Finn

Hunter Education (802) 828-1193

Hunter Education Coordinator Chris Saunders

Hunter Education Training Coord. John Pellegrini

Information/Education Specialist Nicole Corrao

Wildlife (802) 828-1000

Director Mark Scott

Zoologist Mark Ferguson

Heritage Database Mngr. Everett Marshall

Permits & Planning Jon Kart

Land Acquisition Coord. Jane Lazorchak

Fish Culture Stations

Bald Hill (802) 467-3660

Manager Christian Thompson

Specialist John Talbot

Specialist David Yasharian

Bennington (802) 447-2844

Manager Monty Walker

Assistant Manager Brook Bicking

Specialist Todd Lincoln

Specialist David Jareckie

Grand Isle (802) 372-3171

Manager Kevin Kelsey

Production Supervisor Tom Chairvolotti

Maintenance Engineer Benjamin Rooks

Specialist Kristi Roche

Specialist James Bellinghiri

Specialist Mark Roche

Specialist Sean Hilpl

Specialist Michelle Ayer

Roxbury (802) 485-7568

Manager Jeremy Whalen

Specialist Nathan Olson

Specialist Sara Nebelecky

Salisbury (802) 352-4371

Manager Tom Dumont

Assistant Manager Gabriel Cameron

Specialist Michael Ellis

Specialist Alan Moorhouse

District Fish & Wildlife Offices

Barre District Natural Resources Office

5 Perry Street, Suite 40 (802) 476-0199

Barre, VT 05641 (802) 476-0129 (fax)

Lands & Habitat Manager John Austin

Wildlife Biologist John Buck

Fish & Wildlife Specialist Tim Appleton

Botanist Bob Popp

Private Lands Ecologist Eric Sorenson

State Lands Ecologist Robert Zaino

Fish & Wildlife Laboratory (802) 485-7566

Roxbury, VT 05669

Fisheries Manager Rich Kirn

Fisheries Biologist Bret Ladago

Essex District Natural Resources Office

111 West Street (802) 878-1564

Essex Jct, VT 05452 (802) 879-5649 (fax)

Wildlife Diversity Manager Steve Parren

Fisheries Biologist Brian Chipman

Fisheries Biologist Bernie Pientka

Wildlife Biologist John Gobeille

Wildlife Biologist David Sausville

Conservation Planning Bio. Jens Hawkins-Hilke

Fisheries Field Coordinator David Gibson

Wildlife Habitat Specialist David Adams

Secretary Tammy Gratton

Rutland District Natural Resources Office

271 North Main Street, Suite 215 (802) 786-0040

Rutland, VT 05701 (802) 786-3870 (fax)

Fisheries Manager Chet MacKenzie

Fisheries Biologist Shawn Good

Wildlife Species Manager Scott Darling

Wildlife Biologist Douglas Blodgett

Wildlife Biologist Adam Murkowski

Wildlife Biologist Alyssa Bennett

Fish & Wildlife Specialist Joel Flewelling

St. Johnsbury District Natural Resources Office

1229 Portland Street, Suite 201 (802) 751-0100

St. Johnsbury, VT 05819-2099 (802) 748-6687 (fax)

Fisheries Biologist Leonard Gerardi

Fisheries Biologist Jud Kratzer

Wildlife Biologist Cedric Alexander

Fish & Wildlife Specialist Peter Emerson

Wildlife Habitat Biologist Paul Hamelin

State Lands Planner Douglas Morin

Secretary Michele Eynon

Springfield District Natural Resources Office

100 Mineral Street, Suite 302 (802) 885-8855

Springfield, VT 05156 (802) 885-8890 (fax)

Fisheries Biologist Kenneth Cox

Fisheries Biologist Lael Will

Wildlife Biologist Forrest Hammond

Wildlife Biologist Chris Bernier

Fish & Wildlife Specialist Ryan Smith

Secretary Melissa Currier

Dead Creek Waterfowl Management Area

Addison, VT 05491 (802) 759-2398

Wildlife Biologist Amy Alfieri

Education Ctr. Kehoe Conservation Camp

636 Point of Pines Road (802) 265-2279

Castleton, VT 05735

State Game Wardens

Northwestern District

Warden/District
Chie
f*

State Police Office Tel.

Home Tel.
(802)

Residence

Lt. Smiley, Curtis*

878-7111

849-2156

Fairfax

Sgt. Wedin, Carl

524-5993

868-9110

Sheldon

Barrett, Chad

229-9191

244-1680

Waterbury

Brown, Paul

229-9191

485-4432

Northfield

Coffey, Ethan

878-7111

888-2964

Morristown

Cook, Thomas

878-7111

878-0094

Essex Jct.

Currier, Robert

878-7111

497-2136

Colchester

Fowler, Sean

229-9191

454-9919

Plainfield

Joyal, Dana

878-7111

425-4506

Charlotte

Snyder, Dustin

524-5993

849-9980

Fairfax

Thiel, Matthew

524-5993

868-6257

Highgate

Northeastern District

Warden/District
Chief*

State Police Office Tel.

Home Tel.
(802)

Residence

Lt. Batchelder, Jason*

748-3111

888-9618

Morrisville

Sgt. Szymanowski, Trevor

748-3111

695-1314

N. Concord

Spl. Shopland, Russell

748-3111

472-3040

E. Hardwick

Amsden, Dennis

234-9933

751-7695

Danville

Dukette, Jason

334-8881

334-2904

Derby

Gregory, David

748-3111

626-4390

Lyndon Ctr.

Hazard, Randy

334-8881

266-3139

Canaan

Reed, Jenna

334-8881

334-1215

Derby

Schichtle, Mark

222-4680

757-2121

Wells River

Central District

Warden/District
Chief*

State Police Office Tel.

Home Tel.
(802)

Residence

Lt. Scribner, George*

773-9101

462-3595

Middlebury

Sgt. Gallant, Keith

234-9933

728-9215

E. Braintree

Spl. Whitlock, Dale

388-4919

388-4875

E. Middlebury

Butler, Wesley

773-9101

797-8172

West Rutland

Gravelle, Jason

234-9933

484-7435

Hartland

Hungerford, Josh

388-4919

989-7484

Middlebury

Sterling, Robert

773-9101

265-4602

Fair Haven

Whipple, Jeffrey

234-9933

685-7813

Chelsea

Southern District

Warden/District
Chief*

State Police Office Tel.

Home Tel.
(802)

Residence

Lt. Gaudreau, Paul*

442-5421

394-2973

W. Rupert

Sgt. Buttle, Travis

442-5421

442-4383

Shaftsbury

Carey, Timothy

773-9101

259-9533

Mount Holly

Eckhardt, Greg

875-2112

824-5785

Landgrove

Majeski, Stephen

875-2112

457-1488

Brownsville

Price, Kelly

257-7101

251-2171

Brattleboro

Stedman, Justin

773-9101

325-9333

Pawlet

Taddei, David

875-2112

221-4066

Townshend

Watkin, Richard

257-7101

368-7302

Wilmington

Trainees

Cody Jackman Michael Scott Abigail Serra

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service

Lake Champlain Office (802) 872-0629

11 Lincoln Street, Essex Jct, VT 05452

Law Enforcement (802) 879-1859

White River Hatchery (802) 234-5400

Rte 107, Bethel, VT 05032

Dwight D. Eisenhower
National Fish Hatchery (802) 483-6618

4 Holden Road, N. Chittenden, VT 05763

Missisquoi National Wildlife Refuge (802) 868-4781

29 Tabor Point Road, Swanton, VT 05488

Silvio Conte National (802) 962-5240
Fish and Wildlife Refuge x112

Nulhegan Basin Division

5396 Rte 105, Brunswick, VT 05905

Mark_Maghini@fws.gov

Dept. of Forests, Parks & Recreation

www.vtfpr.org (802) 828-1534

Park Reservations (888) 409-7579

Dept. of Environmental Conservation

www.anr.state.vt.us/dec/dec.htm (802) 828-1556

Wildlife Services

U.S.D.A., APHIS (802) 223-8697

617 Comstock Road, Suite 9

Berlin, VT 05602

Rabies Hotline 1-800-472-2437

Green Mountain National Forest

The Green Mountain National Forest is a federal, public forest covering over 400,000 acres in Vermont. Access to fishing and hunting is open to everyone. Vermont hunting and fishing regulations apply along with National Forest regulations. For information, contact one of the following offices:

Green Mountain National Forest Headquarters

231 North Main Street (802) 747-6700

Rutland, VT 05701 (802) 747-6765 (TDD)

Middlebury Ranger District

1007 Route 7 South (802) 388-6688

Middlebury, VT 05753 (voice/TDD)

Manchester Ranger District

2538 Depot Street (802) 362-2307

Manchester Center, VT 05255 (voice/TDD)

Rochester Ranger District

99 Ranger Road (802) 767-4261

Rochester, VT 05767-9431 (voice/TDD)

Vt Chamber of Commerce

www.visitvt.com 802-223-3443

Vt Dept. of Tourism

www.VermontVacation.com 1-800-VERMONT

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