Under the direction of a Wildlife Management Biologist, plans, implements and supervises wildlife management programs on state-owned conservation areas, including glade, woodland, forest and wetland management areas in assigned counties. Plans and supervises a food plot program of legumes, cereal grains, and native plants. Manages plants, animals, and natural communities of conservation concern. Manages and reports on natural areas. Annually identifies priority areas for invasive exotic species treatment. Helps implement endangered species recovery plans. Advocates for wildlife diversity and outdoor recreation issues and proposals. Supervises salaried personnel and hourly employees. Plans and participates in a large prescribed burn program in a leadership capacity. Assists in providing technical advice and training to landowners, municipalities, agencies, and organizations on wildlife, native plants, and natural community practices through tours, workshops, and farm visits. Works with conservation landowners such as The Nature Conservancy, National Park Service, and U.S. Forest Service. Prepares annual and long-term management plans. Monitors plants, animals, and natural communities and management activities. Plans and assists with managed hunts, bird counts, vegetation surveys, and public-use management. Assists with district reports. Prepares and coordinates budget and purchasing needs. Represents the Department and Wildlife Division at fairs, exhibits and local public meetings. Plans and participates in Department promotional events. Helps implement the Comprehensive Wildlife Strategy, Missouri Department of Conservation Strategic Plan and other interdivisional plans. Prepares articles for the Conservationist magazine, local newspaper and other publications.
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Contact Jordon Beshears
3333 North Highway 79 P.O. Box 201
Upper Mississippi River Conservation Area
Elsberry , Missouri 63343 Phone:
573-898-5905 ext. 1891