State Contacts

Connecticut and neighboring state contacts:

Carole Cheah, The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station


Bryan A. Connolly
Massachusetts State Botanist Natural Heritage & Endangered Species Program
Division of Fisheries and Wildlife
1 Rabbit Hill Road
Westborough, MA 01581

Rhode Island

Hope Leeson
Botanist and Invasive Species Coordinator
Rhode Island Natural History Survey
P.O. Box 1858
Kingston, RI 02881


New York

Emilie Hauser
Department of Environmental Conservation
Hudson River National Estuarine Research Reserve:

845-889-4745 x112

New York/Connecticut border County contacts
(New York side; for CT side please see CT contacts above)

Dutchess County
Stephanie Mallozzi
Extension Educator, Dutchess County

845-677-8223 x 104

Putnam County
Dianne Olsen
Extension Educator, Putnam County


Westchester County
Roni Cohen
Extension Educator, Westchester County