On a chilly Saturday in March, over 30 attendees – landowners, native plant enthusiasts, conservationists, and kids – braved the grey skies and learned about private land conservation. We even got to see the namesake of the property – a copperhead snake! Check out the Photo Gallery of the event on March 25th! I am excited … More Successful Field Day!
When the weather turns cold, plants stop growing, and the birds go south, I , like most temperate biologists, go inside to labor over paperwork and office tasks. We work on reports to agencies, type our field data into complicated spreadsheets, apply for grants so we can continue to spend our summers outside, and write up … More Returned Mail and Making Connections
When I talk about land conservation in Oklahoma, I almost always preface the discussion by citing the statistic that more than 95% of land in Oklahoma is privately owned (that makes us 9th in the U.S. for percentage of the state being privately owned – link for more data). My point in referencing this percentage is to emphasize … More Land Protection in Oklahoma