Missouri Conservationist: Feb 2003





2003 Wildlife Code Changes

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

Conservation and the New Farm Bill

What do food stamps, world trade, loans, energy, rural development, cotton fields, forests and bobwhite quail have in common? Easy, it's the farm bill.

Four of a Kind

Missouri's four trout parks promise a winning hand.

short eared owl

The Prairie Owl

Short-eared owls seem to contradict everything we know about owls.

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
Circulation - Laura Scheuler