J. Daren Riedle
Assistant Professor of Natural Resources and Wildlife Management
Agriculture and Environmental Sciences
115 Foster Hall
820 Chestnut Street
Jefferson City, Missouri 65101
Phone: (573) 681-5563
B.S. from Emporia State University, Emporia, KS.
M.S. from Oklahoma State University
Ph.D. from Texas A&M University
Conservation Biology and Wildlife Management
Daren Riedle is an assistant professor of natural resources and wildlife management, and holds adjunct faculty status in the Department of Biology at Missouri State University. Prior to returning to academia, Daren worked as a research coordinator and conservation planner for the Arizona Game and Fish Department. Daren has worked throughout the south-central and southwestern United States, as well as northern Mexico, and South Africa. Daren has been heavily involved in recovery planning for Sonoyta mud turtle, Sonoran desert tortoise, and alligator snapping turtle. He is also a member of the International Union for Conservation of Nature/ Species Survival Commission – Tortoise and Freshwater Turtle Specialist Group His current research focuses on community ecology in riverine environments, and conservation of river turtles.