From the Missouri Conservationist Magazine
July 2003 Issue

Back Cover

Current River

image of Current RiverMissourians cherish their clear Ozarks streams, like the Current River in Carter County. The spring-fed rivers offer a wealth of recreational and scenic opportunities and serve as ribbons of premium wildlife habitat. Streamside forests anchor the river banks, preventing erosion. They also shade the water, keeping it cool and refreshing.

Also in this issue

The Cameron Hunting and Fishing Club

The perseverance and hard work of its members created conditions for Missouri's wildlife to flourish.

Fish and Fetch

Combine summer fishing with hunting dog training.

Managing Fescue

Working around fescue to create quality wildlife habitat.

Missouri's Colossal Catfishes

"Bait the hook well; this fish will bite!" -- William Shakespeare

Careers in Forestry

The job market is greening up for forestry professionals.

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