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  • OK Farmers’ Market Conference (02/23/2017)
  • A Blue Thumb Project: Prairie Waters: An Introduction to Streams and Oxbows (6/23/2016)

    Home on the Range: Observations and Connections to the Prairie (7/14/2016)



    SWANA Symposium 2016
    For more information about the Symposium, please follow this link: http://swanachapters.org/Portals

    SWANA Golf Tournament
    For more information about the Golf Tournament, please follow this link: GolfTournamentFlyer2016

    Community Development Newsletter

    There is a new OSU Rural Development Newsletter out. Take a look at what our team has been doing. Newsletter.






    Oklahoma Organic Conference



    Compost Conference




    The newsletter of the Oklahoma Recycling Association (OKRA) is now online. You can find it at http://www.recycleok.org/okra/wp-content/uploads/2012/03/OKRANewsJune2014-1.pdf.



    Grants and Opportunities

  • OSU Master Composter Volunteer Program – sign up TODAY
  • Keep Oklahoma Beautiful (KOB) - August 8, 2016

  • April 7 & 8 Finding Center (Conference on Sustainable Living), FREE, Stillwater.(ryan.grider@okstate.edu)

  • April 20 Environmental Expo, FREE, Tulsa. (http://www.metrecycle.com/)

  • April 28 ScienceFest, FREE, OKC Zoo. (Lori.Johnson@owrb.ok.gov)

  • April 29 Cherokee Environmental Festival, FREE, Tahlequah. (Karen-dye@cherokee.org)

  • Current Oklahoma Green Schools Action Project Grants. (Sara@okgreenschools.org)

  • Current Grants to Improve Access to Residential Curbside Recycling Systems (http://www.recyclingpartnership.org/)

  • Current Keep Oklahoma Beautiful has P&K Lawn Equipment Grants Available (http://cts.vresp.com/)


  • Community Development Newsletter

    See what Extension Educators are doing around the state by following this link: http://oces.okstate.edu/payne/uploaded_files/Vol2-Issue1_FINAL.pdf




    Are you trained in Project Learning Tree? Would you like to be? Now is your chance. A few spots remain for the next workshop! Friday, July 11th at beautiful Will Rogers Park in OKC! PLT is the perfect curriculum to use as the background knowledge prior to doing the GreenSchools! Investigations. Sign up today!



    Read more about the Family Fishing Day, click here


    Seed Starter Grants

    Ready to start a sharing project in your home town? Don't have any money? Apply for one of the seed starter grants at seed grants. Applications are due by Friday!


    Read more about the 17th Annual Texas Recycling and Sustainability Summit here, and contact the STAR office at 512.828.6409 or info@recyclingstar.org if you have any questions.


    International Compost Awareness Week

    Environmental Law Enforcement Training

    OSU Extension and ODEQ are providing Environmental Law Enforcement Training at no cost on April 25th at the Pryor Courthouse. CLEET credits are available for officers. Certificates of Attendance will be provided for all. To register, go to https://docs.google.com/forms by April 21st.

    To read more about this training, see the press release at: http://www.dasnr.okstate.edu/Members/

    April 26th is drug take-back day!

    Got old drugs to get rid of? Don't toss them in the toilet or trash! April 26th is the day that many locations around the country will have take back days...no questions asked. Find the 22 take back sites in OK at https://www.deadiversion.usdoj.gov/SEARCH-NTBI/

    WRITE A SONG FOR EARTH DAY!


    Do you like to sing? Why not write a song about your favorite eco-hero? You just might win a prize if you submit your song by Earth Day, April 22, 2014. Here's the link to learn more: http://myhero.com/go/organizer/view3.asp?pageid=1754

    Oklahoma Indian Nations Chapter - Solid Waste Association of North America

    Oklahoma Environmental Law Enforcement Training Seminar

    Environmental Law Enforcement Training will take place in Anadarko at the city library on March 17th. Anyone interested in environmental law or with a responsibility for preventing illegal dumping in their county is welcome.

    Topics will include: Illegal Dumping and Environmental Crimes, Investigation and Enforcement responsibilities, Environmental Crime Statutes, Investigation, Remediation, Prevention Resources and Materials, and The CLEET Test.



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    2013 Recycler of the Year Award went to one of our own Ilda Hershey! She currently is the Sustainability Coordinator at Oklahoma State University and is currently working on OSU recycles, a campus wide recycling program in Stillwater.



    The Global Challenge runs January 15th to February 12th. Sign up by December 20, 2013 here.