Gopher Tortoise Contacts

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

REGIONAL MAP

For specific inquiries related to Gopher Tortoise permitting, please contact:

Main Office

Richard D. McCann
Gopher Tortoise Permit Coordinator
Division of Habitat and Species Conservation
Species Conservation Planning Section
FL Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
620 South Meridian Street Mail Station 2A
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1600
(850)921-1031/Fax: (850)921-1847

Northwest Region
North Central Region

Eric Seckinger
Species Conservation Planning Section
FL Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
620 South Meridian Street, Mail Station 2A
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1600
(850)921-1029/Fax (850)488-5297

Northeast Region
Brevard, Indian River, Orange and Osceola counties
Rachel King
Species Conservation Planning Section
FL Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
8535 Northlake Boulevard
West Palm Beach, FL 33412
(561)882-5714/Fax (561)625-5129

 

Flagler, Lake, Marion, Putnam, Seminole, St. Johns, Sumter, Volusia counties
Samantha Dupree
Species Conservation Planning Section
FL Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
1239 S.W. 10th Street
Ocala, FL 34471
(352)732-1225/Fax (352)732-1391

Southwest Region
Eric Sievers
Species Conservation Planning Section
FL Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
3900 Drane Field Road
Lakeland, FL 33811
(863)648-3200/Fax: (863)701-1248

South Region
Rachel King
Species Conservation Planning Section
FL Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
8535 Northlake Boulevard
West Palm Beach, FL 33412
(561)882-5714/Fax (561)625-5129

For all other inquires including information on the Gopher Tortoise Management Plan please contact:

Deborah Burr
Gopher Tortoise Plan Coordinator
Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
620 South Meridian Street (Mail Station 2A)
Tallahassee, Florida 32399-1600
(850)921-1030; Fax: (850)921-1847



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