From the Missouri Conservationist Magazine
November 1997 Issue

Back Cover

image of wild turkeyWild Turkey

The wild turkey symbolizes wariness, strength and independence. Its presence throughout the state is a living monument to wildlife management. Stuffed with dressing and roasted, wild turkey also makes a delicious foundation for a Thanksgiving feast. -- Jim Rathert

Also in this issue

Man out of Time

"We hunted everything. If we weren't hunting, we were fishing or trapping."

Experience

She called herself a rookie.

Moments of Choice

Hunters and anglers must set and practice high ethical standards.

Making Missouri Green

The George O. White State Forest Nursery celebrates 50 years of tree production.

Putting the Land in Trust

Sweetwater is a generous piece of the Ozarks, with hills that hold a spring, a creek and a stretch of the headwaters of the Gasconade River. Deer, wild turkeys, coyotes and armadillos live on this land, and rumor has it that the "world's largest bobcat" roams the neighborhood.

Zeke Dooley and the Inedible Deer

Zeke's hounds would eat anything... Except Buford's grizzled deer.

This Issue's Staff:

Editor - Tom Cwynar
Assistant Editor - Charlotte Overby
Managing Editor - Jim Auckley
Art Editor - Dickson Stauffer
Designer - Tracy Ritter
Artist - Dave Besenger
Artist - Mark Raithel
Photographer - Jim Rathert
Photographer - Cliff White
Staff Writer - Jim Low
Staff Writer - Joan McKee
Composition - Libby Bode Block
Circulation - Bertha Bainer