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The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has added a link to a translation service developed by Microsoft Inc., entitled Bing Translator, as a convenience to visitors to the DEC website who speak languages other than English.

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New York State Forest Ranger Roster for Region 4

Forest Ranger Emergency Contact:

  • 518-408-5850
  • 518-891-0235 (Adirondacks)

Albany, Columbia, Greene, Montgomery, Rensselaer, Delaware, Otsego, Schenectady and Schoharie Counties

Captain Stephen Preston, Regional Forest Ranger
1130 North Westcott Road
Schenectady, NY 12306-2014
Phone: (518) 357-2161, Fax: (518) 357-2291

Region 4 Forest Rangers - Zone A
Name Location County Telephone
Zone Supervisor
Stamford Albany, Columbia,
Greene, Schenectady
& Rensselaer
Jeffrey Breigle Prattsville Greene 518-653-8066
Robert Dawson Greenville Greene 518-966-4048,
Cell: 518-935-3735
Chris DiCintio Stockport Columbia 518-828-0236
Joseph Hess Hoosick Falls Rensselaer 518-686-5317,
Cell: 518-505-4116
Christine Nelson Cornwallville Greene 518-653-8203
Region 4 Forest Rangers - Zone B
Name Location County Telephone
Zone Supervisor
Stamford Delaware, Montgomery,
Otsego &Schoharie
Joseph Bink Halcottsville Delaware 607-643-9404
Michael Chappell Richfield Springs Otsego 607-201-4876
Sarah Geesler St. Johnsville Montgomery 518-505-4070
Jason Seeley Davenport Delaware 607-437-5863

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