Chester has worked as a wildlife journalist since he was 19 years old and is owner of The Wildlife Journalist® media properties.
He is Editor-In-Chief of Texas Fish & Game, host of “Moore Outdoors” radio on Newstalk AM 560 KLVI, author of numerous books on hunting, fishing and wildlife and has contributed to Tide, In-Fisherman, Deer & Deer Hunting, Hunter’s Horn, Ducks Unlimited, Delta Waterfowl, Sport Fishing, Gulf Coast Fisherman, The ZAA Journal and dozens more.
Chester has a passion for turkey hunting and loves to spend time in pursuit of them.
He is a highly sought after lecturer having given more than 500 speeches on everything from sheep conservation to flounder fishing.
Chester has a profound love for wild sheep and mountain wildlife and created this blog to specifically address conservation issues related to this subject
Chester’s wife Lisa captured this photo of him photographing a moose in Colorado.
At 20 years old Chester was given his first conservation award by the Sportsman’s Conservationist of Texas. It was their “Youth Conservationist Of The Year” award. The next year he became the first person to win back to back awards receiving their “Conservation Communicator Of The Year” honor.
Chester Moore and Emily, a 14-year old who he and his wife work with through their Wild Wishes® program. Wild Wishes® grants wildlife encounters to children with a terminal illness or loss of parent or sibling. Emily enjoyed meeting these one-week old Barbados lambs.
Since then he has earned multiple accolades for his conservation work from the Texas Outdoor Writer’s Association, was named “Conservationist of the Year” by the Texas Soil & Conservation District in 2009, was given the “Mossy Oak Outdoors Legacy Award” for his work with kids an wildlife in 2017 and named a “Hero of Conservation” by Field & Stream magazine.
He has published more than 3,000 conservation-centric articles to raise awareness to conservation issues in publications around the world and actively supports Persian fallow deer restoration into Israel with the Jerusalem Biblical Zoo.
Chester has enjoyed raising awareness to the restoration of the Persian fallow deer into Israel and has been recognized for his organization Kingdom Zoo Wildlife Center’s contributions to that program.
He is a member of The Wild Sheep Foundation, Houston Safari Club, Coastal Conservation Association, Ducks Unlimited, National Wild Turkey Federation and The Rocky Mountain Goat Alliance.