Monthly Archives:: January 2000

Lessons from a 55 m.p.h. Cloverleaf Prairie

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By Scott Woodbury I am happy to report that the I-270 and I-44 cloverleaf prairie conversion is well underway. The combined efforts made by David Schilling (Washington University), Tamie Yegge (MDC-Powder Valley), John Behrer (Shaw Arboretum), Linda Chambers (Henry Shaw Ozark Corridor Foundation), and Mark Grossenbacher (Missouri Dept. of Transportation) have been successful. Planting plans… Read more »

Scenic Missouri Billboard Petition

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By Tom Chryst Scenic Missouri has sponsored an initiative petition for a proposed law, which will be submitted to the voters at the general election on 7 November 2000, as follows: Shall Missouri statutes be amended to prohibit the construction of most new outdoor advertising and to further restrict existing outdoor advertising along all National… Read more »

Aldo Leopold Benches

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By Tom and Marilyn Chryst The eight Aldo Leopold benches that were built by Wild Ones last winter were installed along the Wildflower Trail at Shaw Arboretum on November 6th. Several rugged Wild Ones, assisted by Arboretum staff, participated in the hard work of placing the benches. On January 5th, the Wild Ones bench-makers gathered… Read more »

Aerial Images on the Internet

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By Tom Chryst There is a great web site with aerial photographic coverage of much of the United States, and some foreign areas as well, which might be of interest to Wild Ones. Go to, type in “St Louis, MO” and click “go”. Pick an image and start experimenting. Zoom out for a wider… Read more »