Ep. 240: New Director of Missouri Department of Conservation: Jason Sumners

Brandon Butler and Nathan “Shags” McLeod interview newly appointed Jason Sumners, the new Director of MDC, for a casual, informational discussion about the future of Missouri conservation.

“I am excited and humbled by this opportunity the Commission has entrusted me with and the conservation team I get to work with across the state and country.  The Missouri outdoors have defined my personal and professional life, so getting to serve in this capacity and continue to tackle the ever-evolving challenges in conservation is an exciting endeavor.”  Jason Sumner

Topics Discussed:  His career progression, the interview process of becoming the new director, technology in hunting, turkey hunting, bats, world records, harvest rates of paddlefish, Conservation Q & A’s, the future of the department, state conservation next steps, mystery bait bucket and more.

For More Information:
MDC Press Release

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