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OKG Newsletter


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Spring perfect time to head south to Wichita Moutains Wildlife Refuge


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Jenny Coon Peterson
Chris Ozolins wasn't entirely sure he wanted to talk about the Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge. Since first finding it for himself in January 1993, the Oklahoma City resident has regarded the almost...
 
Thursday, March 27, 2008

Spring is for lovers, but Oklahoma data suggests otherwise


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Mike Robertson
The idea that "love is in the air" during the spring season is an old one. But is human interest in love actually stronger in the spring, and if so, is it based in our chemistry the way it is for an...
 
Thursday, March 27, 2008

Heartland Flyer allows for headache-free spring getaway


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Malena Lott
Want a quick spring getaway, but dread the thought of packing your kids into the SUV where they'll be belted prisoners whining for drinks and bathroom breaks every half hour? Next time, try the train....
 
Thursday, March 27, 2008

Array of spring festivals celebrate art, music, food, more


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Charles Martin
Medieval FairApril 4-6Reaves Park, NormanJousters, jugglers, human chess boards and maidens " both fair and otherwise " have been reliving the days of yore in Norman for more than three decades. Lit...
 
Thursday, March 27, 2008

Old-fashioned lawn mowers prove to be economical, eco-friendly option


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Joe Wertz
Your body " not gasoline " is directly responsible for the whir of the blades in a old-fashioned reel lawn mower, leaving you instantly rewarded with a pleasant snick-snick-snick sound and the sweet s...
 
Thursday, April 17, 2008

Local homes going green by kissing brick goodbye


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Deborah Benjamin
Norman resident Myrna Fletcher lives in a straw bale house. "We get the three little pigs jokes all the time," Fletcher said with a chuckle. Her house is just one example of home construction in the...
 
Thursday, April 17, 2008

Nonprofit plant society keeps state full of wildflowers


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Signaling spring are wildflowers popping up in public places, parks and along our highways. One organization responsible for this beauty is the Oklahoma Native Plant Society, dedicated to the study, p...
 
Thursday, April 17, 2008

Local businesses helping to change behavior to improve environment


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Greg Elwell
A new class of businessmen and women are breaking the old rules and proving that loving Mother Earth and loving a healthy profit margin aren't mutually exclusive. Money is green, after all. According...
 
Thursday, April 17, 2008

Eastern Oklahoma resort marries luxury travel with green living


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Jenny Coon Peterson
Responsible travel bears in mind the social, cultural, economic and environmental impact of travel, striving to minimize the footprint a traveler leaves. The Canebrake in eastern Oklahoma does respo...
 
Thursday, April 17, 2008

Brides-to-be taking eco-friendly routes in planning nuptials


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Lauren Parajon
From invitations to honeymoon destinations, there are a number of ways couples can choose to go green as they get married. "People in Oklahoma are just starting to get interested in these eco-chic we...
 
Thursday, April 17, 2008
 
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