From the Missouri Conservationist Magazine
December 2007 Issue

Back Cover

“I am the Next Generation of Conservation”

Suzanne Wright participated in the Annual Christmas Bird Count near Columbia last December. Wright is president of the Boone’s Lick Chapter of the Missouri Master Naturalist program and belongs to the Columbia Audubon Society. She helped band birds with the MAPS (Monitoring Avian Productivity and Survivorship) program as part of her volunteer hours for Missouri Master Naturalist. “I’m seriously hooked on bird banding,” she said. —Photo by Jim Rathert

Also in this issue

Missouri's Winter Bats

Researchers learn that it’s OK to think outside the cave.

Old Job, New World

The fur industry continues to be a source of profit, recreation and furbearer management for Missouri trappers and traders in the 21st century.

My Three Sons

Bringing three new rabbit hunters online with good gear: Priceless!

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
Designer - Stephanie Ruby
Artist - Dave Besenger
Artist - Mark Raithel
Circulation - Laura Scheuler