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Tracking Wildlife in the Latest Digital Revolution

A new Motus Wildlife Tracking System tower was recently installed at the Selman Living Laboratory in northwestern Oklahoma. The end goal of this technology is tracking wildlife as they migrate through the state.

Sep 28, 2023

Rare Oklahoma Crayfish Hatched at Texas Zoo

The Center for Conservation and Research – San Antonio Zoo has successfully hatched 47 Oklahoma cave crayfish in a lab setting.

Sep 18, 2023

Meet Three Little-Known Fish of Oklahoma

Beyond our state’s familiar bass, crappie, and catfish swim schools of incredibly diverse and little-known fish.

Aug 24, 2023

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.

Aug 24, 2023

We’ve Got Answers: Biologists Reply to Lizard FAQs

We checked in with biologists to answer a few of the Wildlife Department’s most frequently asked horned lizard questions and learn how to best help these well-loved reptiles.

Aug 3, 2023

Tinker Conservation Program Flies Past 20-Year Milestone

Research teams have been tracking and studying the Texas horned lizards at Oklahoma’s Tinker Air Force Base for two decades.

Aug 3, 2023

Celebrate #MothWeek by Sharing Your Sightings

Help shed light on Oklahoma's moth community by sharing your sightings this #MothWeek.

Jul 24, 2023

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.

Jul 20, 2023

Connect to Nature with these Wild Wordles

We’ve compiled five-letter words that can keep you connected to plants and animals between nature fixes … and might just fit in your next Wordle puzzle.

Jul 14, 2023

Tick Basics: A Conversation with a Reluctant Tick Enthusiast

How to identify, avoid ... and maybe appreciate ... Oklahoma's ticks.

Jun 26, 2023