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From Missouri Conservationist: Feb 2000


A female cardinal fluffs its feathers to help ward off frigid winds and subzero temperatures. Though not as vivid as males, the hues of female cardinals are subtly attractive. Northern cardinals rely heavily on agricultural waste grains and bird feeding stations to get them through the winter.

This Issue's Staff

Editor - Tom Cwynar
Managing Editor - Jim Auckley
Art Editor - Dickson Stauffer
Designer - Tracy Ritter
Artist - Dave Besenger
Artist - Mark Raithel
Photographer - Jim Rathert
Photographer - Cliff White
Staff Writer - Jim Low
Staff Writer - Joan McKee
Composition - Libby Bode Block
Circulation - Bertha Bainer