From the Missouri Conservationist Magazine
August 2007 Issue

Back Cover

“I am the Next Generation of Conservation”

Ora Payne of the Kansas City area has been an avid gardener for more than 20 years. She grows both flowers and vegetables in her garden and maintains her compost and mulch bins. She says she looks forward to visiting her garden and gets excited to see what nature is doing from day to day. She always grows enough to share.

Also in this issue

'Twas the Night Before Hunting Season

Hunting is as exciting as a holiday, but we have to act responsibly to protect ourselves and our sport.

Lowland Treasures

The wonderful creatures and features of bottomland hardwood forests and swamps.

Boy and girl play in creek with dip nets.

Connecting Kids with Nature

How an outdoor classroom teaches science, math and a whole lot more.

This Issue's Staff:

Editor in Chief - Ara Clark
Managing Editor - Nichole LeClair
Art Director - Cliff White
Writer/editor - Tom Cwynar
Staff Writer - Bonnie Chasteen
Staff Writer - Jim Low
Staff Writer - Arleasha Mays
Photographer - Noppadol Paothong
Photographer - David Stonner
Artist - Dave Besenger
Artist - Mark Raithel
Designer - Les Fortenberry
Circulation - Laura Scheuler