Missouri Conservationist: May 2006





The Grand Garden Experiment

Today’s Shaw Nature Reserve is the exciting result of 80 years of conservation management.

CPR for Fish!

Successful catch-and-release fishing requires special handling.

Learning From Our Landowners

A recent Department survey tells us who you are, what you need, and how we can better serve you.

Off-Road Developers!

Mountain biking group creates a trail that makes everyone happy.

“I Found This Plant ...”

A Department botanist identifies some of Missouri’s most asked-about flora.

This Issue's Staff

Editor in Chief - Ara Clark
Managing Editor - Nichole LeClair
Art Director - Cliff White
Artist - Dave Besenger
Artist - Mark Raithel
Photographer - Jim Rathert
Writer/editor - Tom Cwynar
Staff Writer - Jim Low
Designer - Susan Fine
Circulation - Laura Scheuler