natural history of oklahoma assignment

You will take a series of electronic field trips around Oklahoma. For each location you are to:

  1. Visit the Websites provided (you may need to do more research using other websites)
  2. Describe the location- how would you get there from Edmond? How many miles away is it?
  3. What is the history of the area?
  4. Who manages the area?
  5. What is the ecological significance of the area?
  6. What are the major floras? Fauna?
  7. What is the greatest threat to the ecosystem?

After you have finished each field trip upload your results into the appropriate Dropbox folder.

Another great resource for most of the areas is the Nature Conservancy at Nature Conservancy

1: Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge

https://www.fws.gov/refuge/Wichita_Mountains/

http://www.travelok.com/listings/view.profile/id.8525

http://www.wichitamountains.org/refuge.html

2: Tallgrass Prairie Preserve

http://www.travelok.com/listings/view.profile/id.7…

https://www.nature.org/en-us/get-involved/how-to-help/places-we-protect/tallgrass-prairie-preserve/

3: Southeastern Oklahoma – Ouachita Mountains

http://www.fs.fed.us/r8/ouachita/

http://www.travelok.com/Broken_Bow