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Natural Resources, Environment & Ecology

The Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service develops programs based on science-based, objective information to help Oklahomans solve problems, promote leadership, and manage resources wisely. Below are websites and documents that provide information about Natural Resources, Environment & Ecology.

Fact Sheets

Natural Resource Ecology Fact Sheets & Management Publications



  • Environmental Quality & Waste Management - The Environmental Quality & Waste Management site is devoted to sharing recent developments addressing environmental quality and waste management issues in Oklahoma.
  • Fire Ecology - This site is set up to provide users with information on fire effects, patch burning and the ecology of fire.
  • Manure & Animal Waste Management Program - The Manure & Animal Waste Management Program offers information on animal waste handling and how to utilize manure for the greatest gains.
  • Oklahoma Prescribed Fire Council - The Oklahoma Prescribed Fire Council seeks to promote the implementation of prescribed fire in Oklahoma as a natural resource management tool.
  • Oklahoma Poultry Waste Management - This website is designed to provide information to persons who are required to obtain initial and annually updated Poultry Waste Management Training.
  • Oklahoma Water Resources Center - The Center will foster, facilitate, and conduct programs to sustain and enhance water resources for agriculture’s beneficial use in Oklahoma, the nation, and the world.
  • OK-FIRE - OK-FIRE provides weather-based decision support products for wildland fire management in Oklahoma.
  • OK Plant ID - Database that helps users to identify common Oklahoma plants
  • OK Plant Trees - OK Plant Trees provides resources for community forestry in the state of Oklahoma.
  • Simple Irrigation Plan - Timely information on irrigation systems, moisture amounts and precipitation statewide.
  • Solid Waste Management - The Solid Waste Management program provides communities with technical assistance, educational materials and programs, analysis and help in implementing waste management plans.
  • The Stewardship Forest Certification Program - The Oklahoma Stewardship Forest Program is designed to help Oklahomans manage their forestland for multiple natural resources.
  • The Master Naturalist Program - Are you interested in learning more about Oklahoma ecosystems and experiencing some of the finest natural areas in the state?  Oklahoma Master Naturalists do just that.
  • Water Quality Program - Information and resources on a variety of water quality programs and issues.
  • Youth 4-H Forestry Judging Contest - The 4-H Forestry site provides information on forestry workshops, contests and judging.

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