From the Missouri Conservationist Magazine
July 2009 Issue

Back Cover

Bullfrog Eye Closeup

What is it?

Our photographers have been busy exploring the intricacies of the Missouri outdoors. See if you can guess this month’s natural wonder. The answer is revealed below.

Bullfrog

On the backcover and right is a bullfrog by Noppadol Paothong. To learn more about bullfrogs, read the article No Bull!  To learn more about toads and frogs, visit the link listed below. The Web site includes photos, audio recordings of mating calls, distribution maps and brief biological information on more than 20 different species. You can also request a free booklet by writing Missouri Toads and Frogs, PO Box 180, Jefferson City, MO 65102, or e-mail pubstaff@mdc.mo.gov.

Bullfrog

Also in this issue

Photo of students at national archery in the schools tournament.

Finding Aim

National Archery in the Schools Program teaches students how to shoot for success.

Child in woods aiming digital camera

Backyard Wildlife

Discover the possibilities for nature photography in your own backyard.

Nontoxic Shot Secrets

Conservation Department experts teach you how to make every shot count.

This Issue's Staff:

Editor In Chief - Ara Clark
Managing Editor - Nichole LeClair
Art Director - Cliff White
Writer/Editor - Tom Cwynar
Staff Writer - Bonnie Chasteen
Staff Writer - Jim Low
Photographer - Noppadol Paothong
Photographer - David Stonner
Designer - Stephanie Thurber
Artist - Dave Besenger
Artist - Mark Raithel
Circulation - Laura Scheuler