From the Missouri Conservationist Magazine
February 2007 Issue

Back Cover

Opossums in Pursuit

The shy, secretive and nocturnal opossum is seldom seen in the open. It prefers to live in wooded areas, mostly near streams, and generally begins breeding in February.—Noppadol Paothong

Also in this issue

Patchwork Forests

Neighbors unite for maximum wildlife and timber value from their forested land.

Wildlife Code Changes

Regulations reflect Missourians' conservation commitment

Safety in Numbers

The Missouri Hunter Education Program celebrates 50 YEARS and 1 MILLION graduates.

"One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish"

We almost lost our biggest fish, but Missouri’s lake sturgeon are making a slow comeback.

Humanity for Habitat

Master Naturalist volunteers ensure the future of Missouri’s natural resources.

This Issue's Staff:

Editor in Chief - Ara Clark
Managing Editor - Nichole LeClair
Art Director - Cliff White
Artist - Dave Besenger
Artist - Mark Raithel
Photographer - Noppadol Paothong
Writer/editor - Tom Cwynar
Staff Writer - Jim Low
Circulation - Laura Scheuler