Species of the Week – Pokeweed – Phytolacca americana

Pokeweed - Phytolacca americana Although proper preparation and cooking of Pokeweeds might be necessary for human consumption, many birds feast on the ripened raw Pokeweed fruits alone. Mockingbirds, like many other bird species, are attracted to ripe purple berries. Northern Mockingbirds can be found year-round in most southern states, including Oklahoma. Likewise, Pokeweed, also [...]

New to BioBlitz!

Echolocation Grotto Alabaster Caverns State Park designed and built this traveling exhibit to provide an educational opportuntiy for those interested in learning about bats. In the Grotto you will find audio/video programs, slide programs, interactive games, interpretive displays, and hands-on activities. These were developed and gathered from years of research, field observations, and real-life experiences [...]

By |2019-09-12T10:37:00-05:00September 12th, 2019|BioBlitz!, news|0 Comments

Giving Back to Oklahoma State Parks

This year BioBlitz! participants are invited to get their hands dirty with a service project on Sunday morning of BioBlitz! weekend. As many BioBlitzers know, the Oklahoma State Parks budge has been cut by 70% in the last 10 years! This leaves the parks with fewer resources and personel to maintain the parks we love. [...]

By |2019-08-20T11:30:02-05:00August 20th, 2019|BioBlitz!, news|0 Comments

BioBlitz! 2018 Location Announced!

BioBlitz! Oklahoma 2018 will be held October 5-7 at Greenleaf State Park! Greenleaf State Park is near Braggs (map) and is situated around the 930-acre Greenleaf Lake which was built in the late 1930s.  Greenleaf State Park is one of 10 Oklahoma state parks that were developed in the New Deal era of the 1930s.  The Works [...]

By |2019-03-27T12:49:12-05:00October 16th, 2017|BioBlitz!, news|0 Comments

BioBlitz! Activity Schedule

Check out all the activities we have planned for BioBlitz! weekend.  We have the usual walks and talks, but we have some new activities for this year -- nature photography, dinosaurs and fossil critters, using drones in biological research, and hikes to the highest point in Oklahoma! Activity Schedule Subject to change, please check the [...]

By |2017-09-12T10:31:49-05:00September 12th, 2017|BioBlitz!, news|0 Comments