From the Missouri Conservationist Magazine
May 2006 Issue

Back Cover

Stilted Stalking

May is a good month to see black-necked stilts and other shorebirds on wetland mudflats.

Also in this issue

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