2010 Missouri Conservationist Index

Clean Water

Building Better Blue Cats at Truman Reservoir and Lake Ozark, by Jim Low, News & Events, July
Help Protect Missouri’s Waters From New Invasive Alga, by Shane Bush, News & Events, Sept.
Protecting Streams, by Jim Low, News & Events, Sept.
Stream Team 421 — King and Armon Families, by Jim Low, I am Conservation, Aug.
Stream Team 1875, Missouri River Relief, by Jim Low, I am Conservation, May
Zebra Mussels in Kansas City Area, by Jim Low, News & Events, Jan.

Community Conservation

Baseball to Birds, a Lifetime Scouting, by Chris Canipe, I am Conservation, April
Birth and Rebirth at Caney Mountain, by Francis Skalicky, May
Calling All Quail, by Chris Canipe, Oct.
Conservation Auction, by Jim Low, News & Events, Sept.
Conservation Hall of Fame, by Jim Low, News & Events, July
Donations Top 2 Million Pounds, by Jim Low, News & Events, April
Efforts Soften Blow of Gulf Oil Spill, by Jim Low, News & Events, Aug.
Eminence Gets Conservation Boost, by Jim Low, News & Events, Nov.
Federal Funds Provide Share the Harvest Stimulus, by Jim Low, News & Events, Nov.
For Generations to Come, by Chris Canape, Aug.
Governor Shares His Harvest, by Jim Low, News & Events, Jan.
Grand River Grasslands, by Paul Hagey, Oct.
Making a Difference at Meramec Spring, by Chris Canipe, I am Conservation, March
No MOre Trash! Bash in April, by Jim Low, News & Events, March
Nominate Now, by Jim Low, News & Events, Aug.
Northeast Regional Office Receives ENERGY STAR® Award, by Joe Jerek, News & Events, Sept.
Sedalia Office is an ENERGY STAR, by Jim Low, News & Events, Nov.
Show You Care, Join Share the Harvest, by Jim Low, News & Events, Oct.
Still Time to Share the Harvest, by Jim Low, News & Events, Dec.
The Core of Conservation, by Chris Canipe, June
Wildlife Grants 10th Anniversary, by Jim Low, News & Events, Sept.

Conservation Education

2011 Natural Events Calendar Available, by Jim Low, News & Events, Oct.
Archery Program Has a Big Impact, by Jim Low, News & Events, May
Beat the Hunter Education Rush, by Jim Low, News & Events, Sept.
Children in Nature Challenge, by Jim Low, News & Events, April
Did You Know? Volunteers, News & Events, Dec.
Discover Nature Schools, by Regina Knauer, Aug.
Donate Asian Carp to the Needy, by Jim Low, News & Events, Dec.
For the Love of Pine, by Candice Davis, June
Give the Gift of Nature This Year, by Jim Low, News & Events, Nov.
Natural Areas Conference, by Jim Low, News & Events, Sept.
Natural Resources Conference, by Jim Low, News & Events, Jan.
Natural Resources Conference, by Jim Low, News & Events, Dec.
Nature Center Hours Adjust, by Jim Low, News & Events, March
New Books Explore the World of Mushrooms, Herps, by Jim Low, News & Events, Sept.
Popular Trapping Clinic Returns, by Jim Low, News & Events, Sept.
St. Louis WOW Event Has Openings, by Jim Low, News & Events, June
Touring Exhibits, by Jim Low, News & Events, Feb.
Youth Trapper Education Clinic, by Jim Low, News & Events, Oct.

Editorials

Bridging the Gap, by Tim D. Ripperger, Aug.
Citizen Conservationists, by Tim Ripperger, Dec.
Conservation Pays, by Robert L. Ziehmer, April
Conservation Science, by Ron Dent, July
Endless Outdoor Opportunity, by Robert L. Ziehmer, Oct.
Get Into the Forest, by Lisa Allen, Sept.
Gross National Happiness…in Nature?, by Lorna Domke, March
Missourians Are Committed to Conservation, by Robert L. Ziehmer, June
Preparation is Key, by William F. Lueckenhoff, Feb.
Solid Foundation, by Robert L. Ziehmer, Jan.
Striking the Right Balance, by Tom Draper, Nov.
Teamwork, by DeeCee Darrow, May

Healthy Forests

A Natural Treasure, by Gus Raeker, Sept.
Deer Hunters: Don’t Move Firewood!, by Jim Low, News & Events, Nov.
Forces of Change, by Gus Raeker, Sept.
Get Into the Forest!, by Gus Raeker, Sept.
Missouri Issues Walnut Quarantine, by Jim Low, News & Events, June
Oaks Will Survive Gall Infection, by Jim Low, News & Events, Aug.
Our Precious Forests, by Gus Raeker, Sept.
Piedmont Man is Logger of the Year, by Jim Low, News & Events, Nov.
Street Trees Pay Us Back, by Bill Graham and Helene Miller, July
Tree-Planting Partnership to Celebrate Milestone, by Jim Low, News & Events, July

Landowner Assistance

A Perfect Pond, by Marven Boyer and Frank Hawkins, Feb.
A Win-Win for Prairie-Chickens and Ranchers, by Bonnie Chasteen, Aug.
Funds for Loggers, Landowners, by Jim Low, News & Events, July
Quail Country, by Jan Dellamano, Dec.

Law Enforcement and Regulations

8 Plead Guilty in Deer-Dogging Case, by Jim Low, News & Events, Nov.
2010 Regulations Update, Feb.
Agent Notes, by Dan Akin, April
Agent Notes, by David R. Baldridge, Dec.
Agent Notes, by V ince Crawford, July
Agent Notes, by Jeff Crites, March
Agent Notes, by Chris Doran, Oct.
Agent Notes, by Alan Lamb, June
Agent Notes, by Eric Long, Aug.
Agent Notes, by Kevin Polley, Sept.
Agent Notes, by Ben Pursley, May
Agent Notes, by Scott Rice, Jan.
Agent Notes, by Michael Terhune, Nov.
Appeal of Ripley County Judgement, by Jim Low, News & Events, Oct.
Application for Agent Trainees, by Jim Low, News & Events, July
Scotland County Men Sentenced, by Jim Low, News & Events, Dec.

Miscellaneous

Annual Report Fiscal Year 2008-2009, Jan.
Looking Ahead, Feb.
Missouri Gets $21.8 Million, by Jim Low, News & Events, April
New Director Robert L. Ziehmer, by Jim Low, News & Events, Jan.
New Member of Top Leadership, by Jim Low, News & Events, March
Staff Changes Help MDC Adapt to Economic Downturn, by Jim Low, News & Events, Jan.

Outdoor Recreation

10 Commandments for Camping in Bear Country, by Jim Low, News & Events, July
Big Fun Planned on the Big Muddy, by Jim Low, News & Events, April
Blooming Talent, by Noppadol Paothong and David Stonner, May
Capturing Peak Moments, by Noppadol Paothong, April
Did You Know? MDC Public Shooting Ranges News & Events, Nov.
Fall for Wild Mushrooms, by Maxine Stone, Oct.
Fitting Thanks, by Mark Goodwin, Feb.
Gone Fishing, by David Stonner, March
Lake City Range Opening, by Jim Low, News & Events, July
Let MDC Help You Discover Nature Through a Summer “Staycation”, by Jim Low, News & Events, July
Permit Sales Up in 2009, by Jim Low, News & Events, May
Shutter Bugs, by Noppadol Paothong, July
Sight in Deer Rifles on MDC Ranges, by Jim Low, News & Events, Nov.
The Ozark Trail, by David Stonner, June
Three Gems, by David Stonner, Jan.

Fishing

Black Bullhead Record Falls, by Jim Low, News & Events, June
Cash for Reporting Tagged Catfish, by Jim Low, News & Events, Oct.
Catfish Tournaments, by Jim Low, July
Crappie by the Numbers, by Jim Low, April
First Record Fish of 2010, by Jim Low, News & Events, April
Hatchery Centennial, by Jerry Dean, March
Kayak Angling, by Brett Boschert, June
May is the Month for Bluegill, by Mark Goodwin, May
Record Brown Trout, by Jim Low, News & Events, Jan.
Three State Fishing Records Fall in July, by Jim Low, News & Events, Sept.
Trout Season Starts With a Bang, by Jim Low, News & Events, April

Hunting

Air Gunomics, by Jim Low, Oct.
Antlerless Harvest Tops 22,000, by Jim Low, News & Events, Jan.
Apply for Managed Deer Hunts, by Jim Low, News & Events, July
Beyond the Classroom, by Michael E. Brooks, Aug.
Bunny on the Run, by Joel M. V ance, NextGEN, Jan.
Current River State Park Turkey Hunt, by Jim Low, News & Events, April
Deer Harvest Totals, by Jim Low, News & Events, March
Deer Season Notes, by Jim Low, News & Events, Sept.
Early Teal Season Sept. 11–26, by Jim Low, News & Events, Aug.
Fair Weather Boosts Spring Turkey Harvest, by Jim Low, News & Events, May
Fall Firearms Turkey Harvest, by Jim Low, News & Events, Dec.
Fewer Deer-Vehicle Accidents, by Jim Low, News & Events, Dec.
Find a Public Dove Hunting Area Near You, by Jim Low, News & Events, Aug.
First Year Fur Trapper, by Jeff Kitchen, Jan.
Fur Prices, Trapping at Low Ebb, by Jim Low, News & Events, Feb.
Gainful Gobbling, by David Urich, March
Managed Turkey Hunts, by Jim Low, News & Events, March
MDC to Test Quick Draw System, by Jim Low, April
More Hunters Apply for Hunts Under Quick Draw, by Jim Low, News & Events, Dec.
Promising Duck Season, Quick Draw on the Horizon, by Jim Low, News & Events, Sept.
Quick Draw Reservation System Goes Live Oct. 22, by Jim Low, News & Events, Oct.
Ruffed Grouse Season Closed, by Jim Low, News & Events, Oct.
Spring Turkey Harvest, by Jim Low, News & Events, June
Suburb Curbs Deer Numbers, by Jim Low, News & Events, Feb.
Tips for a Safe and Ethical Deer Season, Nov.
Trapping—Education Over Extinction, by Larry R. Beckett, Dec.
Turkey Season Aids State Economy, by Jim Low, News & Events, May
Turkey Season is April 19–May19, by Jim Low, News & Events, Feb.
Upper Mississippi CA Blind Drawing Set For July 17, News & Events, June
Urban Deer Harvest, by Jim Low, News & Events, Dec.
Waterfowl Reservations, by Jim Low, News & Events, Aug.
Waterfowl Seasons Coming Up, by Jim Low, News & Events, Oct.
Youth Deer Harvest Holds Steady, by Jim Low, News & Events, Dec.

Places to Go

Cooper Hill CA, by Bonnie Chasteen, NextGEN, Nov.
Daniel Boone CA, by Bonnie Chasteen, NextGEN, Dec.
DuPont Reservation CA, by Bonnie Chasteen, NextGEN, Feb.
Happy Holler Lake CA, by Bonnie Chasteen, NextGEN, Oct.
Help Solve Goose Problems, by Jim Low, News & Events, Jan.
Mule Shoe CA, by Bonnie Chasteen, NextGEN, July
Mussel Fork CA, by Bonnie Chasteen, NextGEN, Jan.
Painted Rock CA, by Bonnie Chasteen, NextGEN, March
Pea Ridge CA, by Bonnie Chasteen, NextGEN, April
White Alloe Creek CA, by Bonnie Chasteen, NextGEN, Aug.
Wilhelmina CA, by Bonnie Chasteen, NextGEN, May

Plants & Animals

50 Years of Missouri Turkey, by Thomas V . Dailey, April
American White Pelican, by Danny Brown, NextGEN, Aug.
Baltimore Oriole, by Danny Brown, NextGEN, March
Battling Knapweed, by Jim Low, News & Events, Feb.
Be Bear Prepared, by Jim Low, News & Events, June
Belted Kingfisher, by Danny Brown, NextGEN, June
Canada Goose Management Working, by Jim Low, News & Events, March
Conservation Commission Approves Elk Restoration Plan, by Jim Low, News & Events, Nov.
Wood Duck, by Danny Brown, NextGEN, Dec.
Don’t Set Bears Up for Disaster, by Jim Low, News & Events, Feb.
Elk History and Restoration, Sept.
Elk Restoration, by Jim Low, News & Events, Aug.
Invasive Species Challenges, by Jim Low, News & Events, March
Latest Zebra Mussel Battleground, by Jim Low, News & Events, Oct.
MDC Monitoring New Bat Disease, by Jim Low, News & Events, June
Missouri Documents First CWD, by Jim Low, News & Events, April
Missouri’s History with the Elk, by Chris Canipe, Dec.
Muskrat, by Danny Brown, NextGEN, July
Now That is a Hailstorm!, by Jim Low, News & Events, Nov.
Ozark Zigzag Salamander, Nichole LeClair Terrill, NextGEN, Jan.
Racoon, by Jason Granger, NextGEN, Feb.
Staying Safe With Black Bears, by Jim Low, News & Events, May
Testing Finds No CWD in Missouri’s Wild Deer, by Jim Low, News & Events, May
Timber Rattlesnake, by Danny Brown, NextGEN, Nov.
What Is It?—Bison, Jan.
What Is It?—Eastern Hellbender, Oct.
What Is It?—Hummingbird, May
What Is It?—Luna Moth, June
What Is It?—Mallard Duck, Nov.
What Is It?—Monarch Butterfly, Sept.
What Is It?—Opossum, Feb.
What Is It?—Prairie Chicken, March
What Is It?—Spiderwort, April
What Is It?—Three-toed Box Turtle, July
What Is It?—Walleye, Aug.
What Is It?—Lake Stugeon, Dec
Wild Geranium, by Barbara Fairchild, NextGEN, May
Underwing Moths, by Eric R. Eaton, NextGEN, April

Feature Author Index

Beckett, Larry R, Trapping—Education Over Extinction, Dec.
Boschert, Brett, Kayak Angling, June
Boyer, Marvin, and Frank Hawkins, A Perfect Pond, Feb.
Brooks, Michael, Beyond the Classroom, Aug.
Canipe, Chris, Calling All Quail, Oct.
For Generations to Come, Aug.
Missouri’s History with the Elk, Dec.
The Core of Conservation, June
Chasteen, Bonnie, A Win-Win for Prairie-Chickens and Ranchers, Aug.
Civiello, James and Chris Vitello, Missouri Hatcheries: Growing Success, Nov.
Dailey, Thomas V ., 50 Years of Missouri Turkey, April
Davis, Candice, For the Love of Pine, June
Dean, Jerry, Hatchery Centennial, March
Dellamano, Jan, Quail Country, Dec.
Hagey, Paul, Grand River Grasslands, Oct.
Hawkins, Frank, and Marvin Boyer, A Perfect Pond, Feb.
Kitchen, Jeff, First Year Fur Trapper, Jan.
Knauer, Regina, Discover Nature Schools, Aug.
Goodwin, Mark, Fitting Thanks, Feb.
May is the Month for Bluegill, May
Graham, Bill, and Helene Miller, Street Trees Pay Us Back, July
Low, Jim, Air Gunomics, Oct.
Catfish Tournaments, July
Crappie by the Numbers, April
MDC to Test Quick Draw System, April
Oh Island, Where Art Thou?, Nov.
Miller, Helene, and Bill Graham, Street Trees Pay Us Back, July
Paothong, Noppadol, and David Stonner, Blooming Talent, May
Capturing Peak Moments, April
Shutter Bugs, July
Raeker, Gus, A Natural Treasure, Sept.
Forces of Nature, Sept.
Get Into the Forest!, Sept.
Our Precious Forests, Sept.
Skalicky, Francis, Birth and Rebirth at Caney Mountain, May
Shepherd of the Hills, Nov.
Stone, Maxine, Fall for Wild Mushrooms, Oct.
Stonner, David, and Noppadol Paothong, Blooming Talent, May
Gone Fishing, March
The Ozark Trail, June
Three Gems, Jan.
Urich, David, Gainful Gobbling, March
Vitello, Chris and James Civiello, Missouri Hatcheries: Growing Success, Nov.