In Episode 11 of Conservation Federation, Brandon Butler visits with Jason Sumners.
Jason is the Wildlife Division Chief for the Missouri Department of Conservation. He has a Bachelor’s Degree in Fisheries and Wildlife from the University of Missouri and a Master’s Degree in Biology from Mississippi State University. Prior to becoming Wildlife Division Chief in the fall of 2015, Jason served as a resource scientist for 7 years leading Missouri’s deer management program and playing an important role in the state’s elk reintroduction efforts and response to chronic wasting disease. In his spare time, Jason enjoys camping, hiking, hunting and fishing with friends and family in the great outdoors.