From the Missouri Conservationist Magazine
March 1996 Issue

Back Cover

Celandine Poppy

Although rare in Missouri, the celandine poppy is abundant at the Conservation Department's Engelmann Woods Natural Area, 6 miles east of Labadie on Highway T in Franklin County. The area's three-quarter mile trail winds through woods containing celandine poppy. The plant can also be found in moist valleys or along streams in central and southeastern Missouri counties. -- Jim Rathert

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Gardening With Water

Attract more creatures to your garden with a water garden.

Designed for Wildlife

Missouri rice farmers provide habitat for waterfowl.

Single Parenting Outside

Missouri Nature Centers are an invaluable resource to single parents who don't have nature right outside their back door.


Prairie grasses are an attractive habitat to a wildflower garden.

Planting Contentment

Try your hand at butterfly gardening.

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This Issue's Staff:

Editor - Kathy Love
Assistant Editor - Tom Cwynar
Managing Editor - Jim Auckley
Art Director - Dickson Stauffer
Artist - Dave Besenger
Artist - Mark Raithel
Composition - Kevin Binkley
Photographer - Jim Rathert
Photographer - Paul Childress
Staff Writer - Joan McKee
Staff Writer - Charlotte Overby
Composition - Libby Bode Block
Circulation - Bertha Bainer