Three bills hunters, anglers need to understand

March 6, 2021

SB776, SB774 and HB2214 create an odd mix with public lands vs. license fees By KELLY BOSTIANFor the CCOF Three important bills that involve the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation have created some confusion among constituents, thanks to similar numbering, the same sponsors and one bill standing as a combination of the other two. At…

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Let OWRB know your view: New phosphorus rules set for scenic rivers

January 15, 2021

By KELLY BOSTIANConservation Coalition of Oklahoma Foundation Oklahomans have one month to let the Oklahoma Water Resources Board know what they think of proposed new criteria to monitor phosphorus pollution in three scenic rivers. Comments on the future for the protected Flint Creek, Barren Fork Creek and the Upper Illinois River are due by February…

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Public comments due Jan. 8 on Wildlife Department proposals

January 1, 2021

New fishing rules proposed: Public comments due Jan. 8 on Wildlife Department proposals A clean-up of Title 800 language and a proposed reduction in daily fishing limits for trout and Close To Home fisheries in 2021 have general support from the Oklahoma Conservation Coalition. Public comments on proposed changes to Title 800, the statutes that…

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