White-nose syndrome has been confirmed for the first time in Oklahoma, making it the 31st state with the deadly disease that affects hibernating bats. Bats play an important ecological role; each bat can eat up to 3,000 insects, including mosquitoes and agricultural pests, in a single night. Biologists are concerned about how white-nose syndrome will affect the bat populations in the future.
Oklahoma Projects Combine Timber Production with Cattle Grazing
This article by Tim Snell from Temperate Agroforester (vol. 6, no. 1) describes the implementation and results of two agroforestry projects (Between the Lakes and New Fescue) undertaken on the Kerr Center ranch in the 1990s. It covers mulch planting, establishment costs, and stocking rates.
Author: Tim Snell