Gopher Tortoise Contacts

For questions or general information about gopher tortoises, please contact your FWC regional office.

REGIONAL MAP

Regional Gopher Tortoise Permitting Contacts


Northwest Region
North Central Region

Eric Seckinger
(850)921-1029

Northeast Region
Brevard, Indian River, Orange and Osceola counties
Rachel King
(561)882-5714

Flagler, Lake, Marion, Putnam, Seminole, St. Johns, Sumter, Volusia counties
Samantha Dupree
(352)732-1225

 

 

Southwest Region
Eric Sievers
(863)648-3200

South Region
Rachel King
(561)882-5714

Tallahassee (statewide)

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
Attn Gopher Tortoise Conservation Program
620 South Meridian Street (Mail Station 2A)
Tallahassee, Florida 32399-1600

For general questions about gopher tortoises call:  (850)921-1030
For questions related to gopher tortoise permitting call: (850)921-1031

 

Gopher Tortoise Program Administration

Deborah Burr, Gopher Tortoise Program Coordinator
(850)921-1030

 

Permit Coordination

Richard D. McCann, Gopher Tortoise Permit Coordinator
(850)921-1031

 

Local Governments, Waif tortoises, and Interns

Alex Kalfin, Local Government, Waif Tortoise, and Intern Program Coordinator

(850)921-1030

 

Monitoring and Mapping

Michelina Dziadzio, Gopher Tortoise GIS and Monitoring Coordinator

(850)921-1030



FWC Facts:
The FWC is divided into five administrative regions, each staffed with representatives of the divisions and headed by a regional director.

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