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Tinker Air Force Base’s natural reserves not only serve as wildlife habitat, they also serve as an outdoor recreation outlet and training platform for people on the base.
Mar 1, 2016
The 2015-16 deer seasons are in the books, and many Oklahoma hunters are already directing their thoughts toward the upcoming seasons. While harvest was more than 8,000 fewer deer than the previous year, the good news is that Oklahoma’s deer herd is in great shape. Many portions of the state have received much-needed rainfall and are on the way to a full recovery from the drought. Hopefully, the rains will continue, your treestands are hung, and you are ready for opening day!
Jan 1, 2016
Dozens of Oklahoma bird species are considered "cavity nesting birds" and build their nests in a cavity of a hollowed out tree or in man-made nest boxes.
Mar 1, 2015
We check in with a wildlife biologist to find out how reptiles and amphibians are affected by prescribed fire. The answer: Biologists and researchers alike maintain prescribed fire is an important habitat management activity for these creatures, just as it is for birds, mammals, and invertebrates.
Feb 18, 2015