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Biologist Hauls in Remarkable Woodpecker Sightings

Four species of woodpecker were detected within an Oklahoma Breeding Bird Atlas survey block near the community of Vinson. The survey was completed as part of the state's second atlas effort.

Aug 24, 2023

Biologist Gets Up with the Birds to Track Status & Trends

The longstanding Breeding Bird Survey gives insights into Oklahoma’s avian populations. We tagged along with a biologist to count birds in southeastern OK.

Jul 20, 2023

Pioneering Grant Program Reaches Milestone

Wildlife Department celebrates 20 years of the State Wildlife Grant Program, a grant program dedicated to funding research and surveys for nongame species.

Oct 26, 2022

The Quest for an Uncommon Butterfly

A survey team searched the tallgrass prairie for a butterfly known as a regal fritillary.

Jun 23, 2022

Survey of Oklahoma Lakes Bags Invasive Plants

Distribution and impact of invasive plants evaluated at 147 of the state’s lakes.

May 26, 2022

New Survey Efforts Launch this Spring

Wildlife Department partners with two universities and a conservation group to learn about and survey species of greatest conservation need.

Apr 21, 2022

Tinker "Toads" Land at OKC Zoo for Temporary Duty

Oklahoma's most well-studied population of Texas horned lizards is calling in reinforcements

Sep 23, 2021

Chasing Butterflies

Seeking a secretive skipper

Jul 1, 2020

Rare Vireos Persist at Historic Blaine County Site

The Wildlife Department partnered with the Oklahoma Nature Conservancy and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to conserve black-capped vireos.

Apr 23, 2020

Insights from a Decade of Wildlife Study

Sometimes the discovery of what makes our fish and wildlife thrive starts with a search of the state and leads to more questions. Here's what we've learned from a decade of wildlife study.

Dec 19, 2019