From the Missouri Conservationist Magazine
July 2002 Issue

Back Cover

Gray Fox (Urocyon cinereoartgenteus)

image of Gray foxGray foxes are found throughout Missouri but are most common in heavily forested areas in the Ozarks. They hunt mostly at night for rabbits, rodents and other small mammals and rarely take farm animals. Unlike the red fox, the gray fox is an excellent tree climber.

Also in this issue

MO River Camp And Float Trip

Two days in a canoe will change the way you think about Missouri’s Backyard River.

Missouri: "The Spring State"

Springs flow like life-giving blood through Missouri's karst regions.

Blazing Stars

Lovely Liatris

Use this guide to help identify Missouri’s eight species of blazing star.

This Issue's Staff:

Editor - Tom Cwynar
Managing Editor - Bryan Hendricks
Art Editor - Dickson Stauffer
Artist - Dave Besenger
Artist - Mark Raithel
Photographer - Jim Rathert
Photographer - Cliff White
Staff Writer - Jim Low
Staff Writer - Joan McKee
Circulation - Bertha Bainer