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OKG Newsletter


Topic: wildlife

To the bat cave!

In July, 75 lottery-selected guests can see Oklahoma’s official flying mammal make its exodus through the night sky.


Features

Nathan Gunter
The perennial flurry of vampire-centric films and television shows tends to be long on the hot, brooding bloodsuckers and short on the winged, furry mammals.
 
Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Urban jungle

Just because we live in a city doesn’t mean critters won’t set up house in your home.


Features

Heide Brandes
In June, Ash Hall discovered a couple of juvenile delinquents breaking into his north Oklahoma City garage.
 
Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Wildlife strife

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


News

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

Finding common ground

Flooding concerns, an alleged lack of transparency and the potential for harm to wildlife didn’t deter passage of a proposal to add new trails and structures at Martin Park Nature Center.


News

Tim Farley
The Oklahoma City Parks and Recreation Commission voted unanimously last week to approve a proposal by nonprofit group Wilderness Matters, Inc., which seeks to add handicapped-accessible trails and other structures to the park at 5000 W. Memorial. The issue moves to the Oklahoma City Council for consideration in January.
 
Wednesday, December 26, 2012

Range war

Residents near a proposed gun range fear what it will mean for the area’s watershed and wildlife.


News

Carol Cole-Frowe

Watershed, wildlife and noise concerns are among issues that residents in rural southeast Oklahoma City believe are reasons not to relocate a shooting range within a mile of their homes.

 
Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Something wild

In the aftermath of May’s tornadoes, wildlife experts have seen a rise in displaced animals needing medical care.


News

Gina A. Dabney
In the wake of May’s devastating tornadoes, a nonprofit in Noble that takes care of wild animals has seen a sharp influx of wildlife.
 
Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Local stock

Oklahoma City maintains the state’s only fish hatchery, which enriches lakes, ponds and lives.


News

Ben Felder
Oklahoma City’s Parks and Recreation Department stocks more than half a million fish a year into the city’s three lakes and other bodies of water across the city.
 
Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Zoo welcomes births of Red River Hog piglets


News

Jennifer Chancellor
The Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden last week welcomed the birth of three Red River Hog piglets.
 
Wednesday, May 7, 2014
 
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