Who You Should Contact


This poor little guy is one of the few remaining quakers in West Haven. UI will be back to try to kill the remaining soon.

Please folks - take a moment to call, e-mail or write the following people. Hundreds of birds have been killed so far; perhaps we can save the remainder from their cruel fate.

If you care about free-range parrots in the USA, and the idea that they're now being killed en masse in Connecticut makes you heartsick, I want you to make some phone calls. Pick up the phone, be friendly, be civil, be peaceful, be polite, but be firm. Tell these people you don't want wild parrots killed in Connecticut.

PLEASE Continue to email, call , phone these legislators and your own district legislators to keep them aware that there are alternatives to killing the Monk Parakeets and that the laws that allowed this mass slaughter must be changed!

Congressman Christopher Shays US Senate 4th District
http://www.house.gov/shays/contact/index.htm

By Mail:
1126 Longworth Building
Washington, DC 20515-0704
10 Middle Street, 11th Floor
Bridgeport, CT 06604-4223
Government Center
888 Washington Boulevard
Stamford, CT 06901-2927

By Telephone:
Bridgeport 203/579-5870
Norwalk 203/866-6469
Stamford 203/357-8277
Washington, DC 202/225-5541
Ridgefield 203/438-5953
Shelton 203/402-0426

By Fax:
Bridgeport 203/579-0771
Washington 202/225-9629
Stamford: 203/357-1050

State Representative Richard Roy of Milford (860-240-8585, 800-842-8267) is working to try to help with the situation.

State Representative & Speaker of the House James Amann also of Milford (860-240-8500, 800-842-1902)

State Representative Paul Davis & he serves Milford, Orange, And West Haven. (860-240-8585, 800-842-8267).

You can find your town Representative and State Senator here:
http://www.cga.ct.gov/maps/Townlist.asp

Al Carbone is the guy who's the PR rep for United Illuminating, the company that started this whole mad eradication campaign. You can reach Al at: (203) 671-4421.

Also, please call Al's boss, Nathaniel Woodson, Chairman of the Board and CEO
Phone: 203 926-4637
Fax: 203-499-3286
The United Illuminating Company
UIL Holdings Corporation
157 Church Street
P.O. Box 1564
New Haven, CT 06506 , Nat's at (203) 926-4637.

Corey Slavitt is the gal at USDA who claims, for reasons that I can't fathom, that these killings are somehow "humane." USDA, not UI, is the entity actually gassing the parrots. You can reach Corey at (301) 734-8563. Also let Monty Chandler, of the USDA, know how you feel. Monty's at (413)-253- 2403. You can also send feedback to the USDA using this form. Tell them that they should get out of the parrot-killing business, and focus on keeping our food supply safe.
USDA, Massachusetts/ Rhode Island/ Connecticut
Monty Chandler
463 West Street
Amherst, MA 01002
(413)-253-2403

Dennis Schain is the guy in the Connecticut DEPA who calls the monk parakeets "invasive," which means, I guess, that it's OK to kill them. You can reach Dennis at (860) 424-4117. Also, call Dale May at (860) 424-3011.
Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection
Wildlife Division
Dale May
79 Elm Street
Hartford, CT 06106-5127
860-424-3011

The Connecticut Audubon Society
Milan Bull
2325 Burr Street
Fairfield, CT 06824
203-259-6305, ext 113 

Remember, folks: be civil. You have truth, justice, and kindness on your side. Please make your point without being nasty -- it doesn't help. 



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