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Field Day: Wildlife Conservation

Field Day: Wildlife Conservation
When:
08/17/2019 @ 8:30 am – 3:00 pm
2019-08-17T08:30:00-05:00
2019-08-17T15:00:00-05:00
Where:
Burneyville (Cross Timbers Wildlife Management Area)
7761 Stockton Road
Burneyville
OK 73430
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Leah Lowe
580-730-3427

This is a special educational opportunity for public and private land wildlife enthusiasts in south central Oklahoma.  Hunters, landowners, native prairie enthusiasts, and beekeepers are all encouraged to attend.

Topics include:

  • habitat management techniques for quail, wild turkeys, deer, and native pollinators
  • native grassland restoration techniques and programs
  • timber management programs and prescribed burning for wildlife
  • state and federal wildlife assistance programs for private landowners
  • National Wild Turkey Federation outreach programs
  • habitat partnerships to benefit Oklahomans in the Oaks and Prairies Joint Venture region

The Oklahoma state chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation is hosting the field day, in cooperation with partners at the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation, the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service, Oklahoam State University Cooperative Extension Service, the Noble Research Institute, Pheasants Forever, Quail Forever, and Oklahoma Forestry Services.

Registration is free, but limited to the first 100 RSVPs.  Lunch is included – bring your own lawn chair.

RSVP to Leah Lowe by email or phone (580-730-3427).  For questions about the agenda, contact Gene Miller by email or phone (806-316-0232).