Oklahoma Conservation Commission
The Oklahoma Conservation Commission is organized into the following divisions:
The Administration division represents the Commission board in providing oversight and support for all Conservation Commission operations, programs and divisions, as well as management of public communication activities and production of public information materials. This division makes policy decisions for the agency.
This Abandoned Mine Land Reclamation division carries out the federally-funded Abandoned Mine Land (AML) Reclamation Program in the state to protect the public from hazards left as a result of past coal mining practices.
The Conservation Programs division provides management and technical assistance to Oklahoma's 85 conservation districts in three major program areas: Watershed Flood Control Programs, Locally-Led Cost-Share Program and Conservation Education
The District Services and Human Resources division serves as a liaison to conservation district boards and employees to enhance the capabilities of districts to deliver a variety of services and programs. The division also provides human resources support and employee benefits coordination to conservation districts and the Conservation Commission.
The Financial Management division provides support to all operations and programs of the Oklahoma Conservation Commission and assistance to conservation districts regarding personnel and financial management, procurement, risk management and employee benefits coordination.
The Office of Geographic Information and Technical Services division's responsibilities include housing the State Office of Geographic Information and the State GIS Coordinator as well as maintaining Oklahoma Conservation Commission's geographic information systems (GIS) operations and database. The division also coordinates computer network support for the agency and for conservation districts. Access to digital orthophotography is also available through this division.
The Water Quality division is responsible for the prioritization and management of nonpoint source pollution of the state's waters. The division also includes the Conservation Commission's Wetlands Program. The Oklahoma Conservation Commission is the state's nonpoint source technical lead agency carrying out Section 319 Nonpoint Source Management Programs of the federal Clean Water Act Amendments of 1987.