From the Missouri Conservationist Magazine
July 2006 Issue

Back Cover

Coldwater spring

Missouri has countless springs. Welch Spring is one of several on the Current River alone. If it were not for springs, many of Missouri's Ozark streams would be dry for much of the year.—Jim Rathert

Also in this issue

Sandbar archaeology

Lose your mundane worries in this river of time.

Partnering for Wildlife

Landowners gain assistance and equipment through the Wright County Open Land Habitat Enhancement Project.

Three-toed box turtle

Box Turtles and People

Missouri's two box turtles may have thick shells, but they could use a little sensitivity.

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