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Rhode Island



Division of Fish & Wildlife

Rhode Island Division of Fish & Wildlife logo and Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management logo

State of Rhode Island


Daniel McKee

RI Department of Environmental Management


Terrence Gray

Deputy Director Natural Resources Bureau

Jason McNamee

Division of Fish and Wildlife

Wildlife Section
277 Great Neck Road
West Kingston, RI 02892

(401) 789-0281
[email protected]

Phil Edwards, Chief

Jay Osenkowski, Deputy Chief - Wildlife

Emily George, Supervising Wildlife Biologist

David Kalb, Supervising Wildlife Biologist

Leland Mello, Supervising Wildlife Biologist

Jennifer Brooks, Volunteer Coordinator

Scott Buchanan, Herpetologist

Katherine Burns, Pollinator Atlas Entomologist

Amanda Cugno, Lands and Compliance Manager

Gabrielle DeMeillon, Outearch Support

Dylan Ferreira, Deer & Rabbit Biologist

Amanda Freitas, Community Liaison

Mary Gannon, Wildlife Outreach Coordinator

John Herbert, Non-Game Biologist

Jennifer Kilburn, Waterfowl Biologist

Sarah Riley, Chief Implementation Aid

John Veale, Habitat Biologist

Hunter Safety Education

RI DFW Education Center
1B Camp E-Hun-Tee
Exeter, RI 02822

(401) 539-0013

Scott Travers, Hunter Education Coordinator

Madison Proulx, Administrative Assistant

Dana Kopec, Technical Assistant

Braton Elleman, RSO Supervisor

Division of Law Enforcement

235 Promenade Street
Providence, RI 02908

24hr Violation Line: (401) 222-3070

Dean Hoxsie, Chief

It is the policy of the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management to offer its services and accommodations to all orderly persons, and, as required, to all properly licensed persons, without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, or disability.” If you believe that you have been discriminated against in any program, activity, facility, or if you desire further information, please write to the Office for Equal Opportunity, U.S. Department of the Interior, Office of the Secretary, Washington, D.C. 20240.

Report Game Violations

RIDEM Environmental Police Officers have broad responsibilities associated with the statewide enforcement of various state environmental laws and regulations, including those associated with hunting, freshwater fishing, and marine fisheries. Officers are always present and on guard to protect these valuable natural resources for all of our citizens.

You can assist them by reporting wildlife violations to the 24 hour hotline at DEM.

Turn In Poachers! – 401-222-3070 24 Hours/7 days week