Missouri Conservationist: Dec 1999





Rabbits on the Run

A guide to taking cottontails and, of course, cooking them.

Pearls of the Gasconade

Surveying mussels to monitor the well-being of Missouri's waterways.

The Traveler

The northern harrier continues to soar through Missouri's skies.

The Mighty White Oak

This important hardwood lumber tree shades yards, soothes homeowners and feeds urban wildlife.

Missouri Woodpeckers

Seven species of woodpeckers eat insect pests and keep our forest healthy.

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