Jason Wisniewski

Fur Takers of America

Jason Wisniewski

Jason Wisniewski is a director and president-elect of the Fur Takers of America. A life-long hunter and angler, Jason began trapping during college while earning his bachelor’s degree in biology in his native state of Pennsylvania. Jason earned his master’s degree in wildlife biology at Tennessee Tech University and has served as an aquatic ecologist specializing in freshwater mussel conservation where he has been responsible for the management and recovery activities of over 50 federally endangered species throughout the southeastern US. Through his career, Jason has become keenly aware of the need for furbearer and predator management as it relates to ecosystem management including public health, reduction in human-wildlife conflicts, and the conservation of both endangered and game species.

Jason resides in Mount Juliet, TN with his wife Jenifer, daughter Jo Liz, and their Springer Spaniel mix Duke.