Missouri Conservationist: Feb 2001





A Strategy for Conservation Success

A new plan carries the Conservation Department into the future.

2001 Wildlife Code Changes

Each year, the Regulations Committee for the Missouri Department of Conservation reviews all the rules in the Wildlife Code of Missouri.

TNC + MDC = Conservation Success

A common vision unites the Conservation Department and The Nature Conservancy.

Image of woodchuck (groundhog) standing upright

Shadow of Itself

The "under" groundhog shies from publicity until its February forecast.

Marsh Birds

Bitterns, rails, moorhens and other unique species survive in Missouri's diminishing marshes.

This Issue's Staff

Editor - Tom Cwynar
Managing Editor - Bryan Hendricks
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