About Stillwater NWR Complex

snwr admin office

Stillwater National Wildlife Refuge Complex includes Stillwater, Fallon and Anaho Island National Wildlife Refuges. The Complex headquarters are based in Fallon, NV.

Fallon National Wildlife Refuge is managed as part of the Stillwater National Wildlife Refuge Complex. A National Wildlife Refuge Complex is an administrative grouping of two or more refuges, wildlife management areas or other refuge conservation areas that are primarily managed from a central office location.  Refuges are grouped into a complex structure because they occur in a similar ecological region, such as a watershed or specific habitat type, and have a related purpose and management needs.  Typically, a Project Leader or Complex Manager oversees the general management of all refuges within the Complex. 

Stillwater NWR Complex staff can be reached at 775/423-5128, then the extensions listed below:

Project Leader: Nancy Hoffman - ext 223 

Deputy Project Leader: Carl Lunderstadt - ext. 235

Refuge Operations Specialist:  Donna Withers - ext.  231

Administrative Officer: Tara Hawksley - ext. 221 

Visitor Services Manager: Susan Sawyer - ext. 228

Heavy Equipment Operator, Maintenance Mechanic: Dave Henderson, Keith Schmidt - 423-2482 (refuge shop) 

NV Fire Management Officer: Tim Rash - ext. 222

Refuge volunteer, GIS, summer youth crew leader message phone: ext. 224

Recorded refuge information line: ext. 232

Seasonal workers such as the Youth Conservation Corps, Biological Technicians and student interns round out the Complex cast.

All staff are centrally located at the Stillwater NWR Complex headquarters, located at 1020 New River Parkway, Suite 305 in Fallon, NV 89406. Office hours are Mon - Fri, 8am - 4:30pm. Closed on Federal Holidays. For current refuge information please call 775/423-5128 ext. 232 for recorded updates.