|(pictured left to right): Tom Draper, Deputy Director of the MO Department of Conservation, Agent Don Tiller, wife Gail Tiller, Representative Patricia Pike, and Larry Yamnitz, Protection Division Chief of the Mo Department of Conservation.|
On July 1, 2016, Don Tiller will celebrate twenty-nine years of being a Missouri Conservation Agent in Bates County. Representative Pike commented, "Agent Tiller has been a dedicated Agent through the years. He has been active in resource law enforcement, conservation preservation, and working with youth and fair programs, to name just a few of his activities. It was an honor to recognize him for this very special distinction."