Contact Us


Please contact the Sand Lake NWR office with any questions or for additional information about the refuge.


Sand Lake National Wildlife Refuge / Wetland Management District

Headquarters Address:       
39650 Sand Lake Drive 
Columbia, SD 57433 

Phone: 605-885-6320
Fax: 605-885-6333 

Project Leader:                 
David Azure




The members of Sand Lake NWR staff can be reached individually by pressing "1" followed by their extension number after the automated answering system picks up. 

0 - Dave Azure, Project Leader

1 - Jay Peterson, Deputy Project Leader

2 - Kalee Dennert, Administrative Support (Payroll/HR)

3 - Eric Hoggarth, Assistant Manager/Federal Wildlife Officer

4 - Don Soderlund, Easement Enforcement Officer

5 - Allen Olson, Partners Biologist

6 - Chad Carlson, Biological Technician

7 - Korey Schroeder, Conservation Easement Technician

8 - Colby Crawford, Great Plains Zone Fire Management Officer

9 - Pat McCoy, Maintenance Worker


To contact the Sand Lake Wetlands Acquisition Office: (605) 885-6357