February 6, 2020
U.S. Department of the Interior Announces $2.8 Million in Grant Funding for Oklahoma AML Program
U.S. Department of the Interior Announces More Than $170 Million in Conservation Funding for States and Tribes to Reclaim and Repurpose Abandoned Coal Mines, including $2.8 million for Oklahoma, AML funds protect lives, repair scarred land and improve the environment
WASHINGTON – U.S. Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt today announced the availability of Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 Abandoned Mine Land (AML) Reclamation grants...Read More
January 29, 2020
"Revitalizing Agriculture Systems" workshop to be held at the OACD State Meeting
Read the words of Dr. Jill Clapperton.
After doing so, close your eyes for a second and absorb them. Think about your farm or ranch and the potential beneath your feet.
Here’s what Dr. Clapperton, a world-renowned soil health expert, once said, “When we are standing on the ground, we are really standing on the roof of another world. Living in the soil are plant roots, viruses, bacteria, fungi, algae, protozoa, mites,...Read More
January 29, 2020
"Conservation @Home: Building Community Resiliency" workshop to be held at the OACD State Meeting
Too often we think one word can only be linked to one subject.
Take for example, conservation. There are those who immediately view it as a rural-only topic, focusing on medium to large farming and ranching operations.
“Conservation is for everyone,” said Sarah Blaney, Executive Director of the Oklahoma Association of Conservation Districts (OACD).
That is precisely why “Conservation @Home: Building Community...Read More
January 22, 2020
Mike Thralls Memorial Scholarship Applications Sought
Share and nurture.
Mike Thralls didn’t just cast seeds of knowledge out and then turn and walk away. He made sure the information he shared about conservation/agriculture set deep roots that would be sustainable. He nurtured what he sowed.
February will mark five years since his passing. This April will mark five years of recognition of the Mike Thralls Memorial Scholarship winners. Two $500 scholarships are awarded on an annual...Read More