Cody Atkinson is a lifelong Missourian who grown up in Odessa and currently lives in Kansas City. He is now the state director for the Humane Society of the United States. He holds his Bachelor's Degree from Rockhurst University in both economics and psychology as well as a Master's Degree in public administration from Arkansas State University.
With its trophy hunt on black bears in the state set to begin in a few days, the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) has taken a reckless and irresponsible turn. A turn against science. A turn against ecology. A turn against public values. Like many wildlife agencies around the country, and driven by its governor-appointed […]