IA, KS, MO, NE, OK, TX
Kent joined CSF in April 2019 as the Lower Midwestern States Coordinator. As part of CSF’s States Program Team, Kent works closely with the legislative sportsmen’s caucuses under the National Assembly of Sportsmen’s Caucuses and members of the Governors Sportsmen’s Caucus in Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Oklahoma, and Texas.
Kent earned a Master of Science in Wildlife Sciences from the School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences at Auburn University. During his master’s program, Kent performed research in close collaboration with the state natural resource agencies in Alabama and Georgia regarding forestry and wildlife management. Prior to graduate school, Kent earned a B.S. in Biology with a concentration in Wildlife and Conservation from Southeast Missouri State University. While working toward his bachelor’s degree, Kent served as the president of the student chapter of The Wildlife Society and held various volunteer and hourly positions with the Missouri Department of Conservation.
As a native of southwest Missouri, Kent grew up hunting white-tailed deer and waterfowl, as well as fishing in the creeks and rivers throughout the Ozarks. He is also an avid hunter of other large game, such as elk, pronghorn, and mule deer.
Articles by Kent Keene
Your opinion counts
The House Appropriations Committee is now making decisions regarding funding allocations for FY 2020. Which of the following conservation priorities – largely led by Congressional Sportsmen’s Caucus Members – is the most important to you?Vote Here
- North American Wetlands Conservation Act (13.45%)
- Chronic Wasting Disease management and studies (21.85%)
- National Fish Habitat Conservation (5.88%)
- Wildlife Migration Corridors (47.90%)
- National Wildlife Refuges (7.56%)
- Exemption of lead fishing tackle under the Toxic Substances Control Act (3.36%)