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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.

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.

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.

The Quest for an Uncommon Butterfly

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

Survey of Oklahoma Lakes Bags Invasive Plants

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

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.

Tinker "Toads" Land at OKC Zoo for Temporary Duty

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

Chasing Butterflies

Seeking a secretive skipper

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.

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.