Law Enforcement

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Federal Wildlife Officers provide for visitor safety and resource protection at refuge divisions and units.


Visitors are advised to not approach or challenge individuals observed in alleged illegal activities or wildlife crimes. Please call in a report using the telephone numbers listed below.

  • Silvio O. Conte National Fish & Wildlife Refuge: 413-548-8002, Ext: 113
  • Silvio O. Conte National Fish & Wildlife Refuge Nulhegan Basin Division, 802-962-5240 Ext: 112
  • New Hampshire: Operation Game Thief: (800) 344-4262
  • Vermont: Operation Game Thief: (800) 75ALERT
  • Massachusetts: Environmental Police Hotline: (800) 632-8075
  • Connecticut: 24 hour emergency dispatch center, state environmental conservation police: (860) 424-3333