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From Missouri Conservationist: Aug 2007

“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.

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