Resources, Further Reading, and References

Core Reading

Allen-Wardell, 1998 Pollinators

Allert et al., Lead and Stream Communities

Alt, Cahokian Subsistience

Beringer & Blair, 2012, Furbearer Program Annual Report

Braude & Low 4

Braude & Low 6

Braude & Low 7

Braude & Low 8

Braude & Low 9

Braude & Low 12

Braude & Low 16

Bresser et al., 2009, Ecological Impacts of Lead

Burkle & Knight, 2012

Burns et al., 2006, Whitetails in the City

Cook, R., 2006, Endangered Species

Dasho & Distefano, 2011, Watershed

Dixon, 2009, Pollinators & Restoration

Eliott, Guide to Missouri Cave Life

Elk Restoration Program, 2010

Faaborg et al., 2010

Hamilton, 2006, Zero to 20,000

Hellbender Population and Habitat Viability Assessment

Honeysuckle Fact Sheet


Johnson & Briggler, 2004, The Hellbender

Johnson et al, 2004, Flood of 93

Kitchen, 2010, First Year Trapper

Lewis and Clark Journals

McNeely, 2001, Invasive Species

Midwest Invasive Plants Network, Invasives Brochure

Missouri River, MDC

Missouri's River Otter, MDC

Nelson, 1987a 

Nelson, 1987b

Pierce & Flynn, 2011, Ecology and management of White Tailed Deer

Pauketat, 2002

Radford & Jeffries, 2006, Glade Biodiversity

Raeker, 2010, Faces of Change

Raeker, 2010, Natural Treasure

Raesly, 2001, Progress and Status of ... States

Randolph, 1976, Pissing in the Snow and

Richter, 2015

Sabatino et al., 2009, Hellbender Conservation

Seeger, 2008, Geologic Column of Missouri

Seeger, 2008, History of Lead Mining

Sexton et al., 2007, Flood St. Charles

Sloss et al., 2009, Paddlefish Conservation

Smith, 2009, Pre-Columbian Mississippian

Spevak & Arduser, Missouri Bees

Tew, 2007, Old Job, New World

Theiling, 1998, The Flood

Wilson & Davit, 1998, Ruby Throats

Zebra Mussel Fact Sheet

Additional Resources

Wild Edibles of Missouri

Intro, Acknowledgements, Preface

White Flowering Edibles

Yellow and Green Flowering Edibles

Brown, Red, Blue, and Non-Flowering Edibles

Color Plates


A Wild Edibles Meal

Wild Edibles Index


Central Dissected Till Plains

Conservation Areas

History: Prairie Chicken in Missouri

Missouri's Prairies

Osage Plains

Basic Plant ID and Pressing

Binder Plant ID

Glossary of Leaf Shapes

50 Major Plant Families, Identifying

Leaf Morphology

Leaf Tip

University of Texas Plant ID Guide

Missouri's Trees

50 Common Trees of Missouri

Missouri Urban Trees

Missouri's Oaks and Hickories


Grinnell System

Chattahoochee Nature Center Journaling Guide

Smithsonian Journaling

Maps of Missouri

Forest Park Waterway

State Parks

Tree Walk Map

Missouri Basin

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Bent, Arthur C. Life Histories of North American Cardinals, Grosbeaks, Buntings, Towhees, Finches, Sparrows, and Allies: Part II. New York: Dover Publications. 1968.

Besser, M. John. "Ecological Impacts of Lead Mining on Ozark Streams: Toxicity of Sediment and Pore Water." Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety 72 (2009) : 516-526. Web.

Bosanko D. Fish of Missouri Field Guide. Cambridge, MN: Adventure Publications; 2013.

Boyles, Justin, John Timpone, and Lynn Robbins. Bats of Missouri. Terre Haute, IN: Indiana State U Center for North American Bat Research and Conservation, 2009. Print.

Braude, S. and B. Low. 2010. An Introduction to Methods and Models in Ecology, Evolution, and Conservation Biology. Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ.

Cavender A. Folk Medical Uses of Plant Foods in Southern Appalachia, United StatesJournal of Ethnopharmacology. 2006; 108(1): 74-84.

Dasho, Isabeau. DiStefano, Bob. "Vanishing Veins of the Watershed." Missouri Conservationist 17 Feb. 2011 : 26-31. Web.

Davit, Carol. Wilson, James D. "Ruby-throated Hummingbirds in Missouri" Missouri Department of Conservation. 1998. Web.

Deckard K, Duer C, Mathis A. Laboratory Evidence for Territorial Behavior by the Southern Red-Backed Salamander, Plethodon serratus: Influence of Residency Status and Pheromonal Advertisement. The Southwestern Naturalist. 1998:43(1):1-5. Accessed November 25, 2013.

Dichotomous Key to Mammal Skulls. Clemson University. n.d. Accessed October 24, 2013. 

“Dunn Ranch Prairie.” The Nature Conservancy. The Nature Conservancy. n.d. Web.

Edwards, B. Plethodon serratus: Southern Red-backed Salamander. Animal Diversity website. Published 2008. Accessed November 25, 2013.

Ferree, Elise D. “White Tail Plumage and Brood Sex Ratio in Dark-Eyed Juncos (Junco hyemalis turhberi).” Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 2007;62:109-117

Funderburg AC. Sundae Best: A History of Soda Fountains. Popular Press; 2002.

Gilman EF, Watson DG. Sassafras albidum (Fact Sheet ST-584). United States Department of Agriculture. Published October 1994. Accessed October 23, 2013.

Griggs MM. Sassafras. U.S. Forest Service Silvics Manual Accessed November 23, 2013.  

Hamilton, Dave. The River Otter Journal 15.1 (2006). Web.

Holberton, Rebecca L. “An Endogenous Basis for Differential Migration in the Dark-Eyed Junco”. The Condor , 1993;95:580-587

Holmes, Robert R. Jr. Johnson, Gary Waite P. Loyd A.  "The Great Flood of 1993 on the Upper Mississippi River - 10 Years Later." USGS Fact Sheet May 2004. Web.

Immel DL., 2001. Sassafras. Plant Guide. United States Department of Agriculture National Resources Conservation Service  Published September 27, 2001. Accessed October 23, 2013.

Jaeger RG, Martin SB, Prosen ED. Territorial Red-Backed Salamanders Can Detect Volatile Pheromones from Intruders. Herpetologica. 2005:61(1);29-35 Accessed November 25, 2013.

Johnson, T. R. Southern Red-backed Salamander. In: ed. The Amphibians and Reptiles of Missouri. Jefferson City, MO: Missouri Department of Conservation; 2000: 87-88.

Kapadia GJ, Chung EB, Ghosh B et al. Carcinogenicity of Some Folk Medicinal Herbs in Rats. JNCI J National Cancer Institute. 1978; 60(3): 683-686.

Kingsley, Dixon W. "Pollination & Restoration." Science 325 (2009) : 571-572. Web.

Kitchen, Jeff. "First Year Trapper." Missouri Conservationist 2 Jan. 2010 : 17-21. Web.

Miller JA, Miller AC. The Metabolic Activation and Nucleic Acid Adducts of Naturally-Occurring Carcinogens. Br. J. Cancer. 1983; 48:1-15.  

Missouri Department of Conservation. Creek Chub. MDCOnline. Published 2013. Accessed November 8, 2013.

Nelson, P., 1987.  The terrestrial natural communities of Missouri, Missouri Natural Areas Committee, Jefferson City, MO.

Nolan, V., Jr., E.D. Ketterson, D.A. Cristol, C.M. Rogers, E.D. Clotfelter, R.C. Titus, S.J. Schoech, and E. Snajdr, “Dark-eyed Junco (Junco hyemalis).” The Birds of North America, 2002; 716: 334-338.

Phillips J. Sassafras. Wild Edibles of Missouri. 2nd ed. Jefferson City, MO: Missouri Dept. of Conservation, 1979: 62-63. 

Pierce, Robert A., II, Jason Sumners, and Emily Flinn. "Ecology and Management of White-tailed Deer in Missouri." G9479. University of Missouri, Oct. 2011. Web.

Power, Harry W. “Mountain Bluebirds: Experimental Evidence Against Altruism.” Science , New Series, 1975;189:142-143.

“Prairie State Park.” Missouri State Parks. Missouri State Parks, n.d. Web.

Prange S, Gehrt SD, Wiggers EP. Demographic Factors Contributing to High Raccoon Densities in Urban Landscapes. The Journal of Wildlife Management. 2003;67:324-333.

Raccoon. MDCOnline. Published 2013. Accessed October 22, 2013.

Radford, Tricia. "Uncovering a Gem." Missouri Conservationist 2 Oct. 2006 : 22-27. Web.

Raesly, Elaine J. "Progress and Status of river otter reintroduction projects in the United States." Wildlife Society Bulletin 29.3 (2001) : 856-862. Web.

Reid F. Mammals of North America. New York: Houghton Mifflin; 2006.

Rogers, C.M., Nolan, V. Jr.. and Ketterson, E.D. “Winter Fattening in the Dark-Eyed Junco: Plasticity and Possible Interaction with Migration Trade-Offs.” Oecologia 1994; 97: 526-532. Web.

“Sam A. Baker State Park.” Missouri State Parks. Missouri State Parks, n.d. Web.

Schwartz C, Schwartz E. The Wild Mammals of Missouri. Missouri: University of Missouri Press; 1974. 

Seeger, Cheryl M. "History of Mining in the Southeast Missouri Lead District and Description of Mine processes, regulatory controls, environmental effects, and mine facilities in the Viburnum Trend Subdistrict." Hydrologic Investigations Concerning Lead Mining Issues in Southeastern Missouri U.S. Department of the Interior & U.S. Geological Survey. Chapter 1. 2008. Web.

Seeger, Cheryl. "Igneous Rocks the Volcano Stones of Missouri." The Geologic Column of Missouri 3.1 (2008) : 1-6. Web.

Sexton, Owen J. Drda, Wayne J. Sexton, Kenneth G. "The Effects of Flooding Upon the Snake Fauna of an Isolated Refuge." Natural Areas Journal 27.2 (2007) : 133-144. Web.

Smith, Bruce D. "Resource Resilience, Human Niche Construction, and the Long-Term Sustainability of Pre-Columbian Subsistence Economies in the Mississippi River Valley Corridor." Journal of Ethnobiology 29.2 (2009) : 167-183. Web.

Tew, Christine. "Old Job, New World." Missouri Conservationist 2 Dec. 2007 : 21-23. Web.

Theiling, Charles. "The Flood of 1993." UMESC Report Chapter 15. 1999. Web.

Ward SA, Coburn MM. Stepwise Increases in Maximum Prey Size of Larval Creek Chubs, Semotilus Atromaculatus, in an Urbanized Ohio Stream. Northeastern Naturalist. 2008; 15.3: 349-62.

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