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Programs listed: 14

1.  Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection - No Child Left Inside Program

The "No Child Left Inside" is a special initiative coordinated by the Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection to encourage Connecticut families and visitors alike to enjoy all the recreational resources and outdoor activities available in Connecticut's state parks, forests and waterways.

79 Elm Street
Hartford, CT 06106-5127
Phone: (860) 424-3200

Contact:  Matt Fritz, Bureau Chief, Bureau of Outdoor Recreation
Contact Phone: (860) 424-3030


2.  Loon Preservation Committee

The Loon Preservation Committee works to preserve loons and their habitats in New Hampshire through research, management and education activities.

Lee's Mills Road
P.O. Box 604
Moultonborough, NH 03254
Phone: (603) 476-5666
Fax: (603) 476-5497


3.  Maine Department of Inland Fisheries & Wildlife

The Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife is responsible for the establishment and enforcement of rules and regulations governing fishing, hunting, and trapping, propagation and stocking of fish, acquisition of wildlife management areas, the registration of snowmobiles, watercraft, and all terrain vehicles, safety programs for hunters, snowmobiles, and watercraft, and the issuing of licenses (hunting, fishing, trapping, guide, etc.) and permits.

284 State Street
41 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04333-0041
Phone: (207) 287-8000
Fax: (207) 287-8094


4.  Massachusetts Department of Fish and Game - Division of Fisheries and Wildlife

The Massachusetts Division of Fisheries and Wildlife (MassWildlife) is responsible for the conservation - including restoration, protection and management - of fish and wildlife resources for the benefit and enjoyment of the public.

1 Rabbit Hill Road
Westborough, MA 01581
Phone: (508) 389-6300
Fax: (508) 389-7890


5.  Michigan Department of Natural Resources - Wildlife Disease Laboratory

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources (MDNR) Wildlife Disease Laboratory is responsible for monitoring the health and well-being of the wildlife in the State of Michigan.

4125 Beaumont Rd.
Room 250
Lansing, MI 48910-8106
Phone: (517) 336-5030


6.  Minnesota Pollution Control Agency

The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency's "Get the Lead Out" campaign aims to educate the public about the effects of lead fishing tackle on wildlife and non-toxic alternatives.

520 Lafayette Road
St. Paul, MN 55155-4194
Phone: (651) 296-6300
Hot Line: 800-657-3864


7.  New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services - Lake Management Program

The New Hampshire Lakes Management and Protection Program was created to complement and reinforce existing state and federal water quality laws. It is also the intent that, through this program, the scenic beauty and recreational potential of lakes shall be maintained or enhanced, that wildlife habitat shall be protected, that opportunity for public enjoyment of lakes uses be ensured, and that littoral interests shall be respected.

P.O. Box 95
29 Hazen Drive
Concord, NH 03302-0095
Phone: (603) 271-2959
Fax: (603) 271-7894

Contact:  Jacquie Colburn, Lakes Coordinator


8.  New Hampshire Fish and Game Department - Headquarters

As the guardian of the state's fish, wildlife, and marine resources, the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department works in partnership with the public to: conserve, manage and protect these resources and their habitats; inform and educate the public about these resources; and provide the public with opportunities to use and appreciate these resources.

11 Hazen Drive
Concord, NH 03301
Phone: (603) 271-3211
Fax: (603) 271-5829


9.  Northeast Waste Management Officials' Association

NEWMOA is an interstate association that has a membership composed of the hazardous waste, solid waste, waste site cleanup, and pollution prevention programs in the northeast states. NEWMOA's mission is to develop and sustain an effective partnership of states that helps achieve a clean, healthy, and sustainable environment by exploring, developing, promoting, and implementing environmentally sound solutions for: reducing materials use and preventing pollution and waste; properly reusing and recycling discarded materials that have value; safely managing solid and hazardous wastes; and remediating contaminated sites.

129 Portland Street
Suite 602
Boston, MA 02114
Phone: (617) 367-8558
Fax: (617) 367-0449

Contact:  Terri Goldberg, Executive Director
Contact Phone: (617) 367-8558


10.  Tufts University - Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine - Wildlife Clinic

Founded in 1978 in North Grafton, Mass., Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts is internationally esteemed for academic programs that impact society and the practice of veterinary medicine; three hospitals that treat more than 28,000 animals each year; and groundbreaking research that benefits animal, human, and environmental health.

200 Westboro Road
North Grafton, MA 01536
Phone: (508) 839-7918

Contact:  Mark Pokras
Contact Phone: (508) 839-7918


11.  U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - New England Field Office

The New England Field Office works to conserve and protect endangered and threatened species, migratory birds, wetlands, and other fish and wildlife habitats in New England.

70 Commercial Street
Suite 300
Concord, NH 03301-5087
Phone: (603) 223-2541
Fax: (603) 223-0104

Contact:  Michael Bartlett, Supervisor
Contact Phone: (603) 223-2541  ext. 26


12.  Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department

The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department protects the state's fish and wildlife resources by protecting habitat, implementing species management plans, informing and educating the public, and performing basic research. The Fish and Wildlife Department central office staff oversees daily administrative activities, including fiscal control, hunting, fishing and trapping license distribution, access development, public affairs, and federal aid.

103 South Main Street
Waterbury, VT 05671-0501
Phone: (802) 241-3700
Fax: (802) 241-3295


13.  Vermont Institute of Natural Sciences

The Vermont Institute of Natural Science (VINS) is dedicated to protecting natural heritage through education and research designed to engage individuals and communities in the active care of their environment.

6565 Woodstock Road
Rte. 4, P.O. Box 1281
Quechee, VT 05059
Phone: (802) 359-5000
Fax: (802) 359-5001

Contact:  John Dolan, President
Contact Phone: (802) 359-5001  ext. 226


14.  Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources - Fishing Wisconsin Program

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is dedicated to the preservation, protection, effective management, and maintenance of Wisconsin's natural resources. It is responsible for implementing the laws of the state and, where applicable, the laws of the federal government that protect and enhance the natural resources of our state.

101 S. Webster Street
P.O. Box 7921
Madison, WI 53707-7921
Phone: (608) 266-2621
Fax: (608) 261-4380
Hot Line: 888-936-7463

Contact:  Theresa Stabo, Aquatic Resources Educator – Angler Education Programs
Contact Phone: (608) 266-2272

 

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