Natural Resources Ecology and Management
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.
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.
Environmental Quality & Waste
The Environmental Quality & Waste Management site is devoted to sharing recent
developments addressing environmental quality and waste management issues in Oklahoma.
This site is set up to provide users with information on fire effects, patch burning
and the ecology of fire.
Manure & Animal Waste
The Manure & Animal Waster Mangement Program offers information on animal waste
handling and how to utilize manure for the greatest gains.
Ecology & Management Publications
A collection of extension publications covering topics related to natural resource
ecology and management.
Ecology & Management Tours & Field Days
Information on the wide variety of OSU NREM Extension field tours and demonstrations
throughout the year.
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
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
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
Forest Certification Program
The Oklahoma Stewardship Forest Program is designed to help Oklahomans manage
their forestland for multiple natural resources.
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
Water Quality Program
Information and resources on a variety of water quality programs and issues.
Water Research and Extension
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
Youth 4-H Forestry
The 4-H Forestry site provides information on forestry workshops, contests and judging.
Youth Range Judging
The Youth Range Judging Contest site provides information to help students and
coaches prepare for range judging competitions.