Missouri Conservationist: Jan 2004





Lewis and Clark in Missouri

Passage through Missouri prepared crew for its epic journey.

The Wild Missouri

The river Lewis and Clark traveled was different from the river of today.

The Essential White-Tailed Deer

For early explorers and settlers, venison was a staple and deer skins were currency.

Commemorating the Bicentennial

Missourians will not be left wanting for Lewis and Clark programs during this year of celebration

Digging into Dugout History

Step into the pages of history by making a dugout canoe like the ones Lewis and Clark used.

Annual Report Fiscal Year 2002–2003

This summary of the Annual Report highlights the Conservation Department's financial transactions and year-long accomplishments from July 1, 2002, through June 30, 2003.The Conservation Department made $668,907 in payments to Missouri counties in lieu of taxes, and also reimbursed counties $291,824 for land enrolled in the Forest Cropland Program.

This Issue's Staff

Editor - Tom Cwynar
Managing Editor - Bryan Hendricks
Art Director - Ara Clark
Artist - Dave Besenger
Artist - Mark Raithel
Photographer - Jim Rathert
Photographer - Cliff White
Staff Writer - Jim Low
Staff Writer - Joan McKee
Circulation - Laura Scheuler