Missouri Conservationist: Sep 1996





Enchantment Slapstick

In this postcard-pretty fishing scene, why is the bass hitched to the author's ankle?

A Quack in Time

Meticulously crafted duck calls now lure collectors, history buffs.

A Morning to Remember

A close call results in a somber safety lesson for father and son.

Missouri's High Plains

Re-creating prairie on Bilby Ranch in northwest Missouri.

Tree Architecture

Look beyond the flowers and leaves to find the characteristic shapes of tree species.

Create Your Own Naturescape

You can create an intriguing space woven with greens and textures and dotted with brilliant colors by planting native grasses and wildflowers.

This Issue's Staff

Editor - Kathy Love
Assistant Editor - Tom Cwynar
Managing Editor - Jim Auckley
Art Director - Dickson Stauffer
Artist - Dave Besenger
Artist - Mark Raithel
Composition - Kevin Binkley
Photographer - Jim Rathert
Photographer - Paul Childress
Staff Writer - Joan McKee
Staff Writer - Charlotte Overby
Composition - Libby Bode Block
Circulation - Bertha Bainer