From the Missouri Conservationist Magazine
August 2004 Issue

Back Cover

Ruby-throated Hummingbird

image of hummingbirdA favorite of Missourians, ruby-throated hummingbirds typically live in rich bottomland forests. However, a proliferation of flower gardens and hummingbird feeders have drawn these birds into open areas, such as yards and parks, where we can easily observe them. -- Jim Rathert

Also in this issue

The Measure of Success

When father and son go hunting together, they never come home empty-handed.

Bobwhite Quail Myths

Studies show that quail flourish when provided with good habitat.

Sharpen Your Skills with Squirrels

Hunting bushy-tails will teach you all you need to know for deer hunting.

Teal Hunt

Teal Hunting

Warm up to duck hunting during the early teal season.

Enjoy the Scenic Missouri

When you're on "river time," stress just floats away.

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