Missouri Conservationist: Oct 2009





Haunted Habitats

These nature-based events aren’t scary, but they are a frightfully good time!


Pucker Up

Persimmon trees provide a sweet summer finale in their fall-ripening fruits.

Trophy Deer Care

Proper care from field to freezer results in better mounts and meat.

Logger of the Year (2009)

Clients and professional foresters say Jim Zwyers does his best for customers and forests.

This Issue's Staff

Editor In Chief - Ara Clark
Managing Editor - Nichole LeClair Terrill
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