The Missouri Department of Conservation placed Claire Burch as the new conservation agent serving Ray County.
A native of Lee’s Summit, Burch has lifelong experience in the outdoors and has worked in conservation since college.
In October, Burch graduated from MDC’s Conservation Agent Training Academy in Jefferson City.
The new agents received over 1,200 hours of training in criminal investigations, defensive tactics, firearms qualifications, and technical instruction in fish, forest, and wildlife management.
Training also included courses in legal studies, communications and conducting education programs, and First Aid/First Responder and CPR certification.
You can contact Burch at 816-390-0327 or by email at [email protected].