From the Missouri Conservationist Magazine
February 2002 Issue

Back Cover

White Breasted Nuthatch (Sitta carolinensis)

image of NuthatchWhite-breasted nuthatches live in woodlands and suburban residential areas throughout Missouri. They move up and down tree trunks, often upside-down, while foraging for insects. Nuthatches visit bird feeders to eat sunflower seeds and suet.



Also in this issue

2002 Wildlife Code Changes

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

The Sound Of Wood On Water

It's a sound not often heard on Missouri's streams -at least recently. It's the chuckle of wavelets lapping against the bow of a classic boat.

A Day To Remember

A photo album of kids having fun outdoors.

Image of smallmouth bass

Stream Smallmouths For Beginners

Catching smallmouth bass is easy. All you need is a little equipment and a bit of confidence, which you'll gain with every fish you catch.

This Issue's Staff:

Editor - Tom Cwynar
Managing Editor - Bryan Hendricks
Art Editor - Dickson Stauffer
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