MDC names Justin Pyburn new agent for Caldwell County

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Caldwell County, Mo. – The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) has appointed Justin Pyburn as the new conservation agent for Caldwell County. Pyburn is among eight new agents in the Department's agent graduate class of 2015.

Originally from Lee's Summit, Pyburn graduated from Lee's Summit North High School in 2009. He received a bachelor's degree in Conservation Enforcement from the University of Central Missouri in Warrensburg and then a Masters in Criminal Justice also from UCM.

"I have enjoyed fishing, wildlife, and the outdoors my whole life and want to make sure future generations can enjoy them as well," Pyburn said. "I am excited to become a part of the community and to begin my career as the conservation agent for Caldwell County."

Pyburn is looking forward to Missouri's varied outdoor hunting and fishing seasons, and the chance to participate in outdoor education outreach such as youth events.

"I want to help protect and manage Missouri's resources so future generations can have the same opportunities I did," he said.

MDC Conservation Agent Justin Pyburn can be contacted by e-mail at or by calling 660-605-2912.