From the Missouri Conservationist Magazine
October 2006 Issue

Back Cover

Bountiful Boughs

Persimmon trees are the feature photo for the month of October in the 2007 Natural Events Calendar. Order your calendar and other wonderful items from the Nature Shop insert in this issue.—Pat Whalen

Also in this issue

Buying Time for Endangered Species

Conservation Department hatcheries are working to support endangered native fish and mussel populations until good habitat can be protected and restored for their long-term survival.

Uncovering a Gem

Restoring a glade brings forth a resurgence of unique plants and animals.

Whitetails in the City

Many Missouri communities use hunting to help manage their deer populations.

The Button Buck Dilemma

How does shooting young bucks affect deer management?

Constructing with Care

Save the beauty and investment in your property by managing your building area to protect trees.

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