Missouri Conservationist: Sep 2010





Elk History and Restoration

The plan to reestablish elk in a defined area will be proposed to the Conservation Commission in October 2010.

our precious forests

Our Precious Forests

Missouri’s forests make possible, or at least provide a backdrop for, almost all outdoor experiences.

ariel view of houses

Forces of Change

Altered fire patterns, pests, poor harvesting practices and demographic shifts all challenge the sustainability of Missouri's forests.

walking on a trail

Get Into the Forest

Even if you don't own woodlands, you can help Missouri's forest resources.

A Natural Treasure

A Natural Treasure

Missouri's forests keep us healthy and happy.

This Issue's Staff

Editor In Chief - Ara Clark
Managing Editor - Nichole LeClair Terrill
Art Director - Cliff White
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