For over 30 years Hunter has served as a respected manager and dog trainer for several of the area’s premier plantations. During this time, Hunter has developed a management regime that creates a balance of farming, timber, and wildlife. For decades Hunter has worked as a consultant to acquire and implement management programs on plantations and other private land holdings throughout the southeast to optimize habitat and sustainable forestry practices. Hunter has a distinguished reputation amongst landowners and managers alike as one of the leading authorities on cultivating wild bobwhite quail hunting programs. A passionate dog handler, Hunter cofounded the Georgia/Florida Plantation Shooting Dog Field Trial where the area’s top dogs compete each year. An active member of the community, Hunter has been involved with the Georgia Fire Council, a board member of the Georgia Agricultural Extension, and the Thomas County Fire Department.