(Davisville) A conservation agent from Crawford County is the winner of the 2019 Outstanding Conservation Agent of the Year for the St. Louis region of the Missouri Department of Conservation.
Patrice Reese is the recipient.
She has worked in Crawford County for five years.
Reese was raised on a dairy farm near Cabool and she earned her degree in Wildlife Management with a minor in Agronomy from Missouri State.
She resides in Davisville.
In 2019, Reese helped in the recovery of a stolen truck which uncovered several other crimes.
She successfully prosecuted two deer spotlighting cases and her innovative use of social media lead to the conviction of a road hunting violation.
Reese is also a frequent mentor to new conservation agents and she visits local school districts and provides quality programs to area youth.
Reese also teaches the sessions in the Hunter Education program and she’s served as the Share the Harvest coordinator for Crawford County.
When not on duty, Patrice Reese enjoys spending time on the Huzzah Creek.