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Brian Hess

Wildlife Biologist

Brian Hess is a wildlife biologist with the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection. Brian studied wildlife conservation as an undergraduate at the University of Delaware and received his M.S. from the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee.

He has worked with California condors, greater prairie-chickens, mottled ducks, and shorebirds before starting with DEEP in 2014. The Wildlife Division’s Wildlife Diversity Program conserves non-game wildlife. As part of that group, Brian supervises the program and coordinates the State Wildlife Action Plan. Due to staff departures he is also currently the acting director of the Wildlife Division.