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Oklahoma Community Forestry Grant applications now available

By Darla SheldenCity Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Oklahoma Forestry Services, in partnership with the US Forest Service and the Oklahoma Community Forestry Council, is accepting applications through November 13 from local governments, non-profits, neighborhood associations, civic groups, educational institutions and tree volunteer groups.   The Urban and Community Cost Share Grant Program mission is to […]

Oklahoma Forestry Services delivers medical supplies to healthcare workers

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter   OKLAHOMA CITY, OK. – Normally associated with fighting wildfires and helping with forest management projects, lately Oklahoma Forestry Services personnel have been part of the fight against the coronavirus pandemic. Forestry Services personnel are supporting the Oklahoma Department of Health’s response to the COVID-19 emergency by delivering critical personal […]

Oklahoma Forestry Camp for teens set for June 5 – 10

by Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter Oklahoma Forestry Services is looking for girls and boys ages 13 to 15 to apply for its 61st annual Oklahoma Forestry Camp.  This educational and fun adventure will be held June 5 – 10 at Beavers Bend State Park in southeast Oklahoma. Forestry camp includes outdoor activities such as […]

Large fire near Okmulgee, Oklahoma, nearly contained

Staff Report Crews are still working to suppress the large Pharoah-Nuyaka fire east of Okmulgee, which has burned 21,840 acres and is now 60% contained. On Monday (February 22), Oklahoma Forestry Services (OFS) will turn the fire over to unified command between local fire departments from Nuyaka, Sunrise, Okmulgee, Okemah, Wilson and the Bureau of […]

Go green for Christmas tree this year?

Staff Report OKLAHOMA CITY – The Oklahoma Forestry Services is encouraging Oklahomans to experience the many benefits of a real tree. According to a press from the staff, an arm of the state Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestry, those benefits include: R – Recycling opportunities such as making mulch for gardening or chipping for […]

Annual Beavers Bend Folk Festival & Craft Show offers a world of fall outdoor entertainment

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter The Forest Heritage Center Museum will host the 22nd annual Beavers Bend Folk Festival & Craft Show Friday through Sunday, November 13 – 15.  One of Oklahoma’s most popular autumn events, the festival brings visitors to southeastern Oklahoma each year in time to experience the beautiful fall colors. Festival hours […]

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