Tag Archives: ODWC

The Wild Side for April 2019


Check out the latest newsletter of the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation’s Wildlife Diversity Program. Note: Only do this if you want to learn cool stuff about wildlife in the Sooner State and how to support them through your education … Continue reading

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The Wild Side newsletter – March 2018


The Wildlife Diversity Program of our Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation publishes a great little e-newsletter: The Wild Side. This month’s issue hearkens to the extraordinary ecosystem diversity our state packs into its relatively modest area: mixed-grass prairie, Ozark caves, … Continue reading

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ODWC Winter Bird Feeder Survey – Jan. 8–11 2015


Want to share your love of wildlife with your friends and family? Invite them to join you in the upcoming Winter Bird Feeder Survey! Watch your feeders for two consecutive days January 8-11, 2015. Use the sheet attached below and … Continue reading

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Dual purpose kiosk/swift housing


The Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation has installed its latest information kiosk, and it comes with a cool option: a central tube designed to provide nesting opportunities for Chimney Swifts.     Why is this important? Check it out: Though … Continue reading

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Prairie-Chickens up just a bit from last year


Here’s some rare good news about Lesser Prairie-Chickens from the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation:   The Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation is distributing this information as a courtesy to interested parties in Oklahoma on behalf of the Western Association … Continue reading

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Slight improvement in Northern Bobwhite numbers this year


Amazing what a little precipitation can do . . .     Nov. 1, 2013A service of the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation 2013 quail surveys show improved numbers, efforts to conserve quail continue     After a model year for Oklahoma rainfall and … Continue reading

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Oklahoma Waterfowl Report – 30 October 2013


Waterfowl Report for October 30, 2013 Duck season is currently open for Panhandle Counties and Zone 1. Zone 2 opens Nov. 2. For zone maps and complete waterfowl hunting regulations log on to wildlifedepartment.com. NORTHWEST Canton – Zone 1: Water … Continue reading

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