Missouri Conservationist: Jul 2004





Regenerating Oaks in Missouri's Bottomlands

Bottomland oaks are strong and productive--once you get them started.

Missouri's Silent Thief

Sericea lespedeza is stealing nutrients, moisture and sunlight from native vegetation.

A Roadmap to More Quail

Good habitat is the key to more quail--if you create it, they will come.

Image of a bighead carp

Carp Lemonade

Making the best out of some big-headed invaders.

Image of a slender madtom

Catfish in Miniature

Madtoms are smaller than the hooks used on most catfish trotlines.

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