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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ODWC Upland Update – August 15, 2013


The Wildlife Department has recently released a complete “Oklahoma Quail Habitat Guide” to assist landowner. The 50-plus-page guide includes eight chapters covering the most important aspects of managing land for quail habitat. If you’d like a free copy, call (405) … Continue reading

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ODWC Waterfowl Report – Jan. 23 2013


Waterfowl Report for January 23, 2013 Duck season is currently open in Zone 2. Goose season is opened statewide. For zone maps and complete waterfowl hunting regulations log on to wildlifedepartment.com. NORTHWEST Canton – Zone 1: Water level is 9.25 … Continue reading

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Draft Conservation Plan and comment period: Lesser Prairie-Chicken


Range-wide Conservation Plan for the Lesser Prairie-Chicken (LPC) Opportunities to Learn About and Review Initial Draft Conservation Plan The Lesser Prairie-Chicken (LPC) Interstate Working Group of the Western Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies (WAFWA) is developing a range-wide conservation … Continue reading

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Lesser Prairie-Chicken: USFWS proposed “Threatened”


Nov. 30, 2012 A service of the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announces lesser prairie chicken status proposal The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) today announced a proposed “Threatened” listing of the lesser prairie … Continue reading

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Waterfowl on the move in Oklahoma . . .


. . . but without much water, some might not stay long.     Waterfowl Report for November 14, 2012 Duck season is currently open statewide.  For zone maps and complete waterfowl hunting regulations log on to wildlifedepartment.com. NORTHWEST Canton … Continue reading

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ODWC working hard to keep Lesser Prairie-Chicken from ESA listing


Nov. 14, 2012 A service of the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation Wildlife Commission approves plan for Oklahoma lesser prairie chicken conservation The Oklahoma Wildlife Conservation Commission has approved a final Oklahoma Lesser Prairie Chicken Conservation Plan with a goal … Continue reading

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ODWC Lesser Prairie-Chicken Conservation Action Plan


  May 30, 2012 A service of the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation Oklahoma Lesser Prairie Chicken Conservation Action Plan draft available for public review and presentation The public is invited to provide comments on a draft conservation plan for … Continue reading

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