From the Missouri Conservationist Magazine
November 2002 Issue

Back Cover

Ring-billed Gull (Larus delawarensis)

image of ring-billed gullRinged-billed gulls rest in shallow water near a Mississippi River sandbar. During the winter thousands of ringed-bills and herring gulls congregate along large rivers and lakes where fish are abundant. Good places to observe great numbers are near Alton Dam and the Chain of Rocks on the Mississippi River and below Bagnall Dam at the Lake of the Ozarks.

Also in this issue

Deer Hunting On The Fly

Hunting strategies for busy people in a busy world

Youth Hunter Education Challenge

Forging a generation of woods-wise, safety-conscious hunters.

Kids at Discovery Center

Discovering Nature In The City

Kansas City's new Discovery Center teaches kids about the outdoors.

CWD November 2002

Missouri ramps up efforts to keep the state's deer herd healthy.

This Issue's Staff:

Editor - Tom Cwynar
Managing Editor - Bryan Hendricks
Art Editor - Dickson Stauffer
Designer - Les Fortenberry
Artist - Dave Besenger
Artist - Mark Raithel
Photographer - Jim Rathert
Photographer - Cliff White
Staff Writer - Jim Low
Staff Writer - Joan McKee
Circulation - Laura Scheuler