Oklahoma Conservation News
SILOAM SPRINGS, Ark.—Millions of chickens and poultry litter have long been the focus of Oklahomans concerned about Illinois River water quality, but it faces another growing threat.
Millions of people.
With phosphorous pollution levels plateaued at a rate that continues to exceed standards set for the Illinois River, stakeholders are set to meet Tuesday to discuss plans for the next 10 years.Read More ›
Teaching local women to monitor monarch “streams” could help scientists understand more about the stresses monarchs face while overwintering.Read More ›
First migrators ‘trickling in’ as prime time approaches By KELLY BOSTIANFor the CCOF Monarch Watch Conservation Specialist Sandra Schwinn put the butterfly migration picture in sharp focus Friday.“They seem to be suddenly coming out of the woodwork,” she said.Fall migration pulses of the iconic and endangered butterflies winging from North America to Mexico typically are tied to…Read More ›
For the first time, Oklahoma big-game hunting seasons open Saturday with a Chronic Wasting Disease protocol in effect but biologists report a healthy outlook nonetheless.Read More ›