Missouri Conservationist: Aug 2000

Volume

61

Issue

8

Silphium

This genus of giants contains plants with legendary qualities.

Why'd I miss that bird?

Do you know how your shotgun performs with different loads?

Young boy with harvested dove.

Doves, Kids and Hunting

No beeps, buzzers or bad guys - just fields of wholesome fun.

Missouri's Savannas and Woodlands

Scattered, open-grown oaks with large, spreading branches are characteristic savanna trees. Prescribed fire is an essential tool in savanna and woodland management.

This Issue's Staff

Editor - Tom Cwynar
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