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 [...]
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. [...]
Research Spotlight: Avalanche Rescue Technology Helps Conserve Horned Lizard Populations Story and photos by Josh Kouri What does a skier buried under an avalanche have in common with a quarter-sized baby lizard scurrying about on Tinker Air Force Base? The survival of each may depend on a special tracking method known as [...]
Photos and story by Josh Kouri It’s a cold, overcast day when a mud-and-ice covered truck pulls up to the edge of a mile-wide grassy plain nestled in the rugged hills of the Wichita Mountains National Wildlife Refuge. John Muller, a PhD student at the University of Oklahoma, steps out of the truck, [...]
Kelly Bostian of the Tulsa World wrote a nice summary of BioBlitz! 2018 at Greenleaf State Park. Read the article!
Just updated with new activities! Check out the schedule for this year's BioBlitz! weekend at Greenleaf State Park. There is also still time to register! BioBlitz 2018 Schedule BioBlitz! 2018 Registration Hands-on Learning at BioBlitz!
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 [...]
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 [...]
Did you know you can order free biodiversity posters? Oklahoma residents are eligible for a set of folded posters from our biodiversity series. Order yours today!
Sign up today for the Virtual Spring BioBlitz! OK 2017 and get ready to contribute your observations starting April 1st. You can take part in weekly challenges to earn prizes and compete with your fellow biologists state-wide! Explore the spring biodiversity of Oklahoma during our Virtual Spring BioBlitz! month. Our regular BioBlitz! Oklahoma event occurs annually in the [...]