Project WILD Coordinator
Contact Information

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ALABAMA
Doyle Keasal 
Project WILD Co-Coordinator 
Alabama Cooperative Extension System
4-H Natural Resources and Environmental Education
227 Duncan Hall
Auburn University, AL 36849
Tel: (334) 750-6735 
E-mail: keasade at aces.edu
Web Page: http://www.aces.edu/4-H-youth/AL4-H/resources/nature/wildlife/wild.php

Emily K. Nichols 
Project WILD Co-Coordinator 
Alabama Cooperative Extension System
4-H Natural Resources and Environmental Education
219 Duncan Hall
Auburn University, AL 36849
Tel: (334) 844-5509
E-mail: ekn0001 at aces.edu
Web Page: http://www.aces.edu/4-H-youth/AL4-H/resources/nature/wildlife/wild.php

ALASKA
Brenda Duty
Project WILD Coordinator
Alaska Department of Fish and Game
333 Raspberry Road
Anchorage, AK 99518
907-267-2216 phone
907-267-2433 fax
brenda.duty at alaska.gov

ARIZONA
Kalman Mannis
Project WILD Coordinator
White Mountain Nature Center
P.O. Box 581
Pinetop, AZ 85939
928-245-2839 phone
mrkmannis at gmail.com

ARKANSAS
Sheila Connerly
Project WILD Coordinator
Arkansas Game and Fish Commission
890 Heritage Pointe Drive
Conway, AR 72034
Tel: (479) 518-2621
sheila.connerly at agfc.ar.gov
Website: http://www.agfc.com/projectwild

CALIFORNIA
Allison Poklemba
Project WILD Coordinator, North Coast Region
Redwood Science Project, Humboldt State University
HSU Natural History Museum
1242 G Street
Arcata, CA 95521
Tel: (707) 826-4479 Ext. 3
creec at humboldt.edu
Website: http://www.creec.org/regions/region-1/

Caitlin Reilly
Project WILD Coordinator, North Valley/North East Region
Chico Creek Nature Center
1968 E 8th Street
Chico, CA 95928
Tel: (530) 891-4671
caitlin at bidwellpark.org
Website: www.bidwellpark.org

Laura Drath
Project WILD Coordinator, Capital Foothills Region
11083 Buffalo River Court
Rancho Cordova, CA 95670
Tel: (916) 718-3515
laura4projectwild at yahoo.com

Lauren Bergh
Project WILD Coordinator, Southern Region
Santa Ana Zoo at Prentice Park
1801 East Chestnut Avenue
Santa Ana, CA 92701
Tel: (714) 647-6573
lbergh at santa-ana.org
Website: http://sites.google.com/site/projectwildsocal/

Stephen Bock and Sonya Force
Project WILD Coordinators, Central Valley Region
Fresno County Office of Education
Scout Island Education Center
7695 N Van Ness Avenue
Fresno, CA 93711
Sonya Tel: (559) 265-3098 Ext. 4353
Stephen Tel: (559) 265-4060
Sonya Email: sforce at fcoe.org
Stephen Email: sbock at fcoe.org
Website: www.scoutisland.org

Lesa Johnston
NOTE: CDFW coordinates partial funding for WILD programs but does not offer professional development training.
CDFW Aquatic WILD and Growing Up WILD Coordinator
California Department of Fish and Wildlife
1416 Ninth Street, Suite 1280
Sacramento, CA 95814
Tel: (916) 322-8933
lesa.johnston at wildlife.ca.gov
Website: www.wildlife.ca.gov/learning/Project-WILD

COLORADO
Mary McCormac
Interim Project WILD Coordinator
6060 Broadway
Denver, CO 80216
Tel: 303.291.7252
mary.mccormac at state.co.us  
Website: http://cpw.state.co.us/learn/Pages/ProjectWild.aspx
Workshop Calendar: click here

CONNECTICUT
Susan Robinson 
Project WILD Coordinator 
Kellogg Environmental Center
500 Hawthorne Avenue 
PO Box 435 
Derby, CT 06418 
Tel: (203) 734-2513 
Fax: (203) 922-7833 
susan.d.robinson at ct.gov
Web Page CT DEEP Education: www.ct.gov/deep/education

DELAWARE
Claire Mickletz
Project WILD Coordinator 
Department of Natural Resources & Environmental Control Bellevue State Park
800 Carr Road 
Wilmington, DE 19809 
Tel: (302) 793-3046
Claire.Mickletz at state.de.us
Web Page: http://www.destateparks.com/park/bellevue/

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
Teresa Rodriguez, Chief
Department of Energy and Environment (DOEE)
teresa.rodriguez at dc.gov

Rachel Gauza Gronert*, Fish and Wildlife Biologist
Project WILD Coordinator*
1200 First Street NE, 6th Floor
Washington, D.C. 20002
Tel: (202) 535-2276
teresa.rodriguez at dc.gov
rachel.gauza at dc.gov
Web Page: http://doee.dc.gov/service/environmental-education-workshops-and-training

FLORIDA
Anita Forester 
Project WILD Coordinator 
Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
620 S. Meridian Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399
Tel: (850) 404-6089
anita.forester at MyFWC.com
Web page: http://myfwc.com/education/educators/project-wild

GEORGIA
Kim Morris-Zarneke 
Project WILD Coordinator 
Georgia Department of Natural Resources  Wildlife Resources Division
Charlie Elliott Wildlife Center 
543 Elliott Trail 
Mansfield, GA 30055 
Tel: (770) 784-3059
E-mail: kim.morris-zarneke at dnr.ga.gov
Website: www.gaprojectwild.org

Amber Barrow
Assistant Project WILD Coordinator 
Georgia Department of Natural Resources  Wildlife Resources Division
Charlie Elliott Wildlife Center 
543 Elliott Trail 
Mansfield, GA 30055 
Tel: (770) 784-3121
E-mail: amber.barrow at dnr.ga.gov
Website: www.gaprojectwild.org

HAWAII
Contact the Project WILD National Office
Tel: (202) 838-3476 
Email: projectwild@fishwildlife.org

IDAHO
Lori Adams 
Project WILD Coordinator 
Idaho Department of Fish & Game 
P.O. Box 25 
Boise, ID 83707 
Tel: (208) 863-3236 
Fax: (208) 334-2148 
E-mail: lori.adams at idfg.idaho.gov 
Web Page: http://fishandgame.idaho.gov/

ILLINOIS
Jennifer Day Tariq
Education Director
Douglas-Hart Nature Center
2204 Dewitt Ave. East
Mattoon, IL 61938
Tel: (217) 235-4644 
Email: projectwildillinois at consolidated.net
Web: http://www.dhnature.org

INDIANA
Jennifer Helrigel 
Stewardship Program Director 
Indiana Division of Fish & Wildlife 
402 W. Washington, Rm. W 273 
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Tel: (317) 234-8781
E-mail: JHelrigel at dnr.in.gov 
Website: http://www.in.gov/dnr/fishwild/
Workshops: http://www.in.gov/dnr/fishwild/7548.htm

IOWA
Barb Gigar 
Project WILD Coordinator 
Iowa Department of Natural Resources 
57744 Lewis Road 
Lewis, IA 51544
Tel: (515) 494-3891
E-mail: Barb.Gigar at dnr.iowa.gov
Web Page: click here

KANSAS
Ashlyn Kite-Hartwich 
Project WILD Co-Coordinator 
Kansas Association for Conservation and Environmental Education (KACEE) 
2610 Claflin Road
Manhattan, KS 66502 
Tel: (785) 889-4384
E-mail: akite at kacee.org
Website: www.kacee.org

Mike Rader 
Project WILD Co-Coordinator 
Kansas Department of Wildlife & Parks 
512 SE 25th Avenue 
Pratt, KS 67124-8174 
Tel: (620) 672-0708  
E-mail: mike.rader at ks.gov 
Website: http://www.ksoutdoors.com

KENTUCKY
Brittany Wray 
Project WILD Coordinator 
Kentucky Association for Environmental Education 
PO Box 1208 
Frankfort, KY 40602
Tel: (859) 582-9399
E-mail: brittany at kaee.org 
Website: www.kaee.org

LOUISIANA
Wade Dubea 
Project WILD Coordinator
Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry 
P.O Box 1628
Baton Rouge, LA  70821    
Tel: (225) 925-4500 
E-mail: wdubea at ldaf.state.la.us 
Website: http://www.ldaf.state.la.us

MAINE
Lisa Kane 
Project WILD Coordinator 
Maine Department of Inland Fisheries & Wildlife 
284 State Street #41 
Augusta, ME 04333 
Tel: (207) 557-0118
Fax: (207) 287-6395 
E-mail: lisa.kane at maine.gov 
Website: https://www.maine.gov/ifw/programs-resources/teacher-students/project-wild.html

MARYLAND
Kerry Wixted
Project WILD Coordinator 
Maryland DNR Wildlife & Heritage Service 580 Taylor Ave., E-1 
Annapolis, MD 21401 
Tel: (410) 260-8566
E-mail: kerry.wixted at maryland.gov
Website: http://dnr.maryland.gov/Wildlife/Pages/Education/home.aspx
Project WILDGrowing Up WILD, Workshop Schedule: click here

MASSACHUSETTS
Pam Landry 
Project WILD Coordinator 
Massachusetts Division of Fisheries & Wildlife 
1 Rabbit Hill Rd. 
Westboro, MA 01581 
Tel: (508) 389-6310 
Fax: (508) 389-7890 
E-mail: pam.landry at state.ma.us 
Web Page: http://www.mass.gov/masswildlife

MICHIGAN
Natalie Elkins
Project WILD Coordinator
Office of Communications
Michigan Department of Natural Resources
Co-sponsor: Michigan Alliance for Environmental and Outdoor Education (MAEOE)
525 W. Allegan 
Lansing, MI 48933
Tel: (517) 284-6041
E-mail: DNR-ProjectWild at michigan.gov 
Web Page: http://www.michigan.gov/michiganprojectwild

MINNESOTA
Jan Welsh 
Project WILD Coordinator
Minnesota Project WILD
Carlos Avery Game Farm 
5463-C West Broadway Avenue 
Forest Lake, MN 55025 
Tel: (651) 539-3317
E-mail: jan.welsh at state.mn.us
Website: http://www.mndnr.gov/projectwild

MISSISSIPPI
Angel Rohnke 
Assistant Director, Museum of Natural Science
Mississippi Dept. of Wildlife, Fisheries & Parks
2148 Riverside Drive
Jackson, MS 39202
Tel: 601- 576-6000
E-mail: angel.rohnke at mmns.state.ms.us
Web Page: http://museum.mdwfp.com/
Training Calendar: http://museum.mdwfp.com/- click on "education" then "for teachers"

MISSOURI
Erica Cox and Janice Greene
Project WILD Co-Coordinators
Missouri State University
Bull Shoals Field Station
901 S. National Ave.
Springfield, MO 65897
Erica Tel: (417) 836-4337
Janice Tel: (417) 836-5306 
Erica Email: EricaCox at MissouriState.edu
Janice Email: JaniceGreene at MissouriState.edu
Website: https://bullshoals.missouristate.edu/

MONTANA
Kurt Cunningham 
Project WILD Coordinator 
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks 
1420 East Sixth Street
P.O. Box 200701 
Helena, MT 59620 
Tel: (406) 444-9939 
E-mail: kcunningham at mt.gov

NEBRASKA
Lindsay Rogers 
Project WILD Coordinator Nebraska Game and Parks Commission 2200 N. 33 Street Lincoln, NE 68503
Tel: (402) 471-5581
E-mail: lindsay.rogers at nebraska.gov 
Web Page: http://www.nebraskaprojectwild.org

NEVADA
Contact the Project WILD National Office
Tel: (202) 838-3476 
Email: projectwild at fishwildlife.org

NEW HAMPSHIRE
Mary Goodyear 
Project WILD Coordinator 
New Hampshire Fish & Game Department 
11 Hazen Drive 
Concord, NH 03301 
Tel: (603) 271-6649
Fax: (603) 271-5829
E-mail: mary.goodyear at wildlife.nh.gov
Webpage: www.wildnh.com

NEW JERSEY
Liz Jackson 
Project WILD Coordinator 
New Jersey Division of Fish & Wildlife 
Pequest Center 
605 Pequest Road 
Oxford, NJ 07863 
Tel: (908) 637-4125 
Fax: (908) 637-6735 
E-mail: liz.jackson at dep.nj.gov
Web Page: http://www.njfishandwildlife.com
Workshop Calendar: http://www.njfishandwildlife.com/pwsched.htm

Karen Byrne 
Project WILD Aquatic Coordinator 
Nacote Creek Research Station
New Jersey Division of Fish & Wildlife
P.O. Box 418
Port Republic, NJ 08241
Tel: (609) 748-2031 
E-mail: karen.byrne at dep.nj.gov
Web Page: http://www.njfishandwildlife.com

NEW MEXICO
Kevin Holladay 
Project WILD Coordinator 
New Mexico Department of Game & Fish 
One Wildlife Way 
Santa Fe, NM 87507 
Tel: (505) 476-8095 
Fax: (505) 476-8116 
E-mail: kevin.holladay at state.nm.us 
Web Page: http://www.wildlife.state.nm.us

NEW YORK
Betsy Ukeritis
Project WILD Co-Coordinator
New York State Dept. of Environmental Conservation
Regions 6, 7, & 8
615 Erie Blvd West
Syracuse, NY 13204
Tel: (315) 426-7532
E-mail: edprofdevel at dec.ny.gov

Drew Hopkins
Project WILD Co-Coordinator
New York State Dept. of Environmental Conservation
Five Rivers Environmental Education Center
56 Game Farm Road
Delmar, NY 12056
Tel: (518) 292-1180
E-mail: edprofdevel at dec.ny.gov

NORTH CAROLINA
Tanya Poole
Project WILD Coordinator
Division of Conservation Education
North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission
609 Woodlawn Circle
Clyde, NC 28721
Tel: 828-329-3472
E-mail: tanya.poole at ncwildlife.org 
Web Page: http://www.ncwildlife.org

NORTH DAKOTA
Contact the Project WILD National Office
Tel: (202) 838-3476 
Email: projectwild@fishwildlife.org

OHIO
Jen Dennison 
Project WILD Coordinator 
ODNR -Division of Wildlife 
2045 Morse Road, Bldg. G 
Columbus, OH 43229 
Tel: (614) 265-6316 
Fax: (614) 262-1171 
E-mail: outdoor.education at dnr.state.oh.us 
Web Page: Ohio Project Wild

OKLAHOMA
Lisa Anderson 
Project WILD Coordinator 
University of Central Oklahoma
100 N. University Dr. Box 99
Edmond, OK  73034 
Tel: (405) 990-1292 
E-mail: okprojectwild at fullnet.net

OREGON
LeeAnn Mikkelson 
Program Coordinator 
Oregon Natural Resources Education Program
College of Forestry, Oregon State University
051 Peavy Hall
Corvallis, OR 97330
Tel: (541) 737-9121
E-mail: onrep at oregonstate.edu
Web: http://onrep.forestry.oregonstate.edu/

PENNSYLVANIA
Carl Richardson
Aquatic WILD Coordinator
Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission
P.O. Box 67000
Harrisburg, PA 17106
Tel: (717) 705-7848
crichardso at state.pa.us

Carissa Longo
Project WILD Coordinator
DCNR - Bureau of PA State Parks
Rachel Carson State Office Building
400 Market Street, 8th Floor
Harrisburg, PA 17101-2301
Tel: (717) 772-1807
calongo at pa.gov

RHODE ISLAND
Kimberly Sullivan
Rhode Island Division of Fish & Wildlife
1B Camp E-Hun-Tee
Exeter, RI 02822
Tel: (401) 539-0037
kimberly.sullivan at dem.ri.gov

The Salvation Army
Jerrie Miller
5550 Prairie Stone Parkway
Hoffman Estates, IL 60192
Tel: (847) 294-2106
jerrie_miller at usc.slavationarmy.org

SOUTH CAROLINA
No State Coordinator

Nancy Thompson
WILD in SC, LTD.
Tel: (803) 983-7811
Tel: (803) 773-0006
412 Baldwin Drive
Sumter, SC 29150
Wildinsc2012 at gmail.com

SOUTH DAKOTA
Maggie Lindsey
South Dakota Game, Fish, and Parks
20641 SD Hwy. 1806
Fort Pierre, SD 57532
Tel: (605) 223-7667
maggie.lindsey at state.sd.us

TENNESSEE
No State Coordinator

TEXAS
Kiki Corry
Texas Parks and WIldlife Department
4200 Smith School Road
Austin, TX
Tel: (512) 389-4369
kiki.corry at tpwd.texas.gov

UTAH
Pending

VERMONT
Alison Thomas
Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department
1 National Life Drive, Davis 2
Montpelier, VT 05620-3702
Tel: (802) 371-9975
alison.thomas at vermont.gov

VIRGINIA
Suzie Gilley
Virginia Dept. of Game and Inland Fisheries
7870 Villa Park Drive, Suite 400
P.O. Box 90778
Hernrico, VA 23228
Tel: (804) 367-0188
sizie.gilley at dgif.virginia.gov

WASHINGTON
Western Washington
Denise Buck
Pacific Education Institute
724 Columbia Street, NW Suite 255
Olympia, WA 98501-1091
Tel: (360) 705-9286
dbuck at pacificeducationinstitute.org

Eastern Washington
Pending

WEST VIRGINIA
Art Shomo
WVDNR - Wildlife Resources
324 Fourth Avenue, Room 300
South Charleston, WV 25303-1228
Tel: (304) 558-9125
art.l.shomo at wv.gov

WISCONSIN
Emma Keese
Wisconsin Green Schools Network
c/o Wisconsin Wildlife Federation
213 North Main Street; Suite 100
PO Box 460
Poynette, WI 53955
Tel: (608) 571-5180
emma at wigreenschools.org

WYOMING
Lucy Diggins-Wold
1425 Citadel Street
Green River, WY 82935
Tel: (307) 875-3223

Hazel Scharosch
P.O. Box 157
Alcova, WY 82620
Tel: (307) 234-8479
schazel at hotmail.com

PUERTO RICO
Vilmarie Roman
Puerto Rico Department of Natural and Environmental Resources
P.O. Box 366147
San Juan, Puerto Rico 00936
Tel: (787) 772-2031
vilmarieprpw at gmail.com


Canada

JAPAN
Hiroshi Kawahara
203 Edogawabashi Bldg 1-47-12
Sekiguchi, Bunkyo-ku Tokyo, Japan
112-0014
Tel: +81-3-6674-1188
hirosi-kawahara at prfj.or.jp