Chesapeake Bay Nutria Eradication Project
Northeast Region


For more information or to report a Nutria siting, please contact Robert Colona at 443-521-3023 or

Project Partners

The nutria eradication project is overseen by the Nutria Management Team,

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U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Chesapeake Bay Field Office
Genevieve LaRouche (410-573-4577)

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Chesapeake Marshlands National Wildlife Refuge Complex
Suzanne Baird (410-228-2692)
Maryland DNR logo Maryland Department of Natural Resources,
Jonathan McKnight (410-260-8539)
U.S. Department of Agriculture
APHIS, Wildlife Services,
Kevin Sullivan (410-349-8055)
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U.S. Department of Agriculture
APHIS, Wildlife Services
Steve Kendrot (410) 221-7857

UMD logo University of Maryland Eastern Shore,
Dr. Ted Mollett (410-651-6166)
Tudor Farms logo Tudor Farms, Inc.
Kevin Compton (410- 228-8290)
  Chesapeake Bay Nutria Eradication Program Partners

Federal Government
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service -- Chesapeake Bay Field Office
USFWS Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge
U.S. Geological Survey
Maryland Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit
Patuxent Wildlife Research Center
U.S. Department of Agriculture -- Wildlife Services
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers -- Baltimore District
National Civilian Conservation Corps

U.S. Congress
Senator Benjamin Cardin
Senator Barbara Mikulski

State of Maryland
Maryland Department of Natural Resources
Maryland Department of Agriculture
Maryland Department of the Environment
University of Maryland Eastern Shore
University of Maryland College Park

Local Government
Salisbury Zoological Park

Private Organizations
Chesapeake Bay Foundation
Ducks Unlimited
Friends of Blackwater
International Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies
Maryland Farm Bureau
Maryland Fur Trappers Association
Maryland Invasive Species Council
National Aquarium in Baltimore
National Fish and Wildlife Foundation
National Trapping Association
Tudor Farms, Inc.
The Wildlife Society -- MD/Del Chapter


Last updated: June 25, 2015