Missouri Conservationist: Sep 2009





Every Cog and Wheel

Missouri’s Natural Heritage Program tracks our rare plant and animal treasures and their habitats.

Onboard for Online

Busy students can now study for Hunter Education Certification through the Internet.

Majestic Monarch

The monarch butterfly (Danaus plexippus) is perhaps the most recognized butterfly in Missouri, and rightly so. It is a beautiful creature with a fascinating life cycle.

This Issue's Staff

Editor In Chief - Ara Clark
Managing Editor - Nichole LeClair Terrill
Art Director - Cliff White
Writer/Editor - Tom Cwynar
Staff Writer - Bonnie Chasteen
Staff Writer - Jim Low
Photographer - Noppadol Paothong
Photographer - David Stonner
Designer - Stephanie Thurber
Artist - Dave Besenger
Artist - Mark Raithel
Circulation - Laura Scheuler