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OKG Newsletter

Topic: Nature


Crushing cans is all part of the fun in Martin Park Nature Center’s EarthFest.


Courtney Silva
With Earth Day just around the corner, Martin Park Nature Center, 5000 W. Memorial, gives families a chance to roll up their sleeves and dig into nature, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Martin Park EarthFest.
Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Hear this

OKG7 things to do

Gazette staff
A combination of nature and music will set the stage for the Stone River Music Festival.
Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Made in the shade

An Oklahoma City native creates an eco-village in the Costa Rica rain forest.


Nicole Hill
Morning routines vary. Some people spring from their beds as if they’re starring in a Folger’s commercial. Others get alarmingly familiar with the snooze button.
Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Getting scrappy

Take care of your planet and have the best yard in town!


Christina Nihira
Matt Zitterkob and Terry Craghead take waste and turn it into a valuable soil amendment for plants.
Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Myriad Gardens is a dream come true


James Tolbert
Dean McGee’s dream of a “garden in the city” combining numerous entertainment and cultural venues in the midst of a glorious garden in the center of downtown Oklahoma City simply took my breath away, so I accepted an appointment as trustee of the Myriad Gardens and worked to accomplish his vision.
Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Oklahoma’s animal house


Louisa McCune-Elmore
In July, I asked Roy Lee Lindsey, executive director of the Oklahoma Pork Council, for a favor — to pick up philosopher Bernard Rollin at Will Rogers World Airport in five o’clock traffic and bring him to the Kirkpatrick Foundation for a cocktail reception.
Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Wildlife strife

Some supporters of Martin Park Nature Center say a proposed development could have a devastating impact on the area.


Tim Farley
Adding new trails and structures at Martin Park Nature Center could have serious consequences for the area’s unique plant life and animals, some park supporters claim.
Thursday, December 13, 2012

Nature Calls

Scout’s honor: This movie should be funny.


Rod Lott
Nature Calls finds writer/director Todd Rohal attempting to shoehorn the wonderfully, outlandishly absurd humor of his previous film, 2011's The Catechism Cataclysm, into a vehicle more mainstream. While it doesn't generate ill will, it does not work, try though the cast might.
Monday, January 28, 2013

OKC, get serious about water conservation


David Ocamb

It’s often said you don’t know what you’ve got until it’s gone. In terms of resources, nothing could be closer to the truth. Oklahoma is blessed with many resources — resources that have helped us build Oklahoma City from the desolate ghost town I remember as a child, during the oil bust, into one of our country’s best-kept secrets for quality of life.

Wednesday, April 17, 2013