Prairie Prophets Podcast: Ep. 19: Jason Sumners, Deputy Director of Missouri Department of Conservation
Prairie Prophets Podcast
On this episode of Prairie Prophets Podcast, Brandon sits down with Jason Sumners, Deputy Director of Resource Management for the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC). Jason supervises the Fisheries, Forestry, Private Land Services, Protection, Resource Science, and Wildlife divisions.
Brandon and Jason talk about the importance and benefits of restoring grasslands across Missouri. The MDC has focused much of their attention on pollinators by prioritizing geographies across Missouri and promoting plantings for pollinators which includes a diversity of grasses. Jason and the MDC have created a dedicated team responsible for helping private landowners to implement best practices in conservation.
More information can be found on Jason Sumners here: MDC names Jason Sumners as new deputy director of resource management | Missouri Department of Conservation (mo.gov)
Jason Sumners on LinkedIn: (21) Jason Sumners | LinkedIn