Missouri Conservationist: Jun 2003





Amazing Assassins

They're deadly predators, and a few species of assassin bugs may even be dangerous to humans.


What would a Missouri summer be without a good, old-fashioned frog hunt?

Damascus Knives

Reviving an ancient art in Missouri.

The Big Fishy

Pioneers dubbed the Missouri River the "Big Muddy." A better name might have been... "The Big Fishy".

Elbow Room for Missouri's Great Rivers

Protecting urban food plains is good for both people and nature

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