From the Missouri Conservationist Magazine
April 1998 Issue

Back Cover

Wild Azalea

Wild azalea, locally known as honeysuckle, grows in the acidic soils of north-facing forested slopes in the southeastern Ozarks. This fragrant and showy understory shrub flowers in late April or early May at Pickle Springs Natural Area, Amidon Memorial Conservation Area and Millstream Gardens Conservation Area -- Jim Rathert

Also in this issue least I saw a lot of stuff

Stobs pierced my back, rocks creased my behind, turkeys ducked from my sights, but... at least I saw a lot of stuff

Workshop for Teachers

This article has been replaced with a link directly to our Teacher Workshop page


The only solution may be a mole-ectomy.

What's Special About Special

Special smallmouth rules provide more fish for the table and for sport.

Cavity Creatures

Many wildlife creatures might call an old snag tree home.

Return of the Native... Shrubs

Innovative landscapers use hardy native shrubs for a natural look.

This Issue's Staff:

Editor - Tom Cwynar
Assistant Editor - Charlotte Overby
Managing Editor - Jim Auckley
Art Editor - Dickson Stauffer
Designer - Tracy Ritter
Artist - Dave Besenger
Artist - Mark Raithel
Photographer - Jim Rathert
Photographer - Cliff White
Staff Writer - Jim Low
Staff Writer - Joan McKee
Composition - Libby Bode Block
Circulation - Bertha Bainer