Advocacy

Conservation Coalition of Oklahoma - Photo by Shane Bevel

Dismantling BLM 2.0 Planning Rule Puts Wildlife and People at Risk

March 10, 2017

Following a previous vote by the House, the Senate moved on March 7 to roll back the Bureau of Land Management Planning 2.0 initiative, undoing years of work to bring the agency’s planning into the 21st century, involve the public more and better balance the uses of our public lands. The Senate used the Congressional…

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Statement On 2018 Farm Bill For Senate Committee on Agriculture

February 23, 2017

Today, The National Wildlife Federation, along with the Conservation Coalition of Oklahoma and other NWF affiliates, submitted a statement for the record for the Senate Committee on Agriculture’s Field Hearing on the upcoming Farm Bill.  “By investing more in the Farm Bill’s conservation programs, Congress would be investing in Oklahoma’s communities and wildlife habitats,” said…

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NWF Affiliate of the Week

November 30, 2016

The Conservation Coalition of Oklahoma is an affiliate of the National Wildlife Federation. This week, our work was featured on NWF’s website as Affiliate of the Week: In honor of our 80th Anniversary celebration throughout 2016, the National Wildlife Federation is recognizing each of our Affiliate Partners in a special “Affiliate of the Week” blog…

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Oklahomans Reject State Question 777

November 9, 2016

On Nov. 8, Oklahomans rejected State Question 777, reinforcing their position that water resources and ability to govern themselves is more important than creating unnecessary changes to the state constitution. Many groups came together to stand against this issue and without this strong and active coalition, the state of Oklahoma would have created an essentially unregulated…

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Rancher Sue Selman Opposes SQ777

October 27, 2016

Sue Selman is a third-generation rancher from Harper County, Oklahoma and runs Selman Ranch. The following appeared in the Woodward News regarding State Question 777: My name is Sue Selman and I live on a centennial ranch in Harper County. I love Oklahoma and our western lifestyle, which includes farming and ranching. At the same…

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