Agriculture - Natural Resources

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 Web sites and documents that provide information about Natural Resources, Environment & Ecology.

Fact Sheets

Extension Fact Sheets
The Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service creates Fact Sheets to provide research based information on a variety of topics.  Specific topics in the natural resources, environment and ecology section include: forestry, range management, waste management, energy management, water and wildlife.  Click on the link below to view Fact Sheets relating to these topics.

Web Sites

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 Waster Mangement Program offers information on animal waste handling and how to utilize manure for the greatest gains.

Natural Resource Ecology & Management Publications
A collection of extension publications covering topics related to natural resource ecology and management.

Natural Resource Ecology & Management Tours & Field Days
Information on the wide variety of OSU NREM Extension field tours and demonstrations throughout the year.

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 Litter Market
The Oklahoma Litter Market is promoting a better understanding of the movement and application of poultry litter in Oklahoma

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.

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.

Water Research and Extension 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.

Youth 4-H Forestry Judging Contest
The 4-H Forestry site provides information on forestry workshops, contests and judging.

Youth Range Judging Contest Resources
The Youth Range Judging Contest site provides information to help students and coaches prepare for range judging competitions.