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OK Wildlife Dept. 8h
A range of pups are at the today. Come catch a hunting dog seminar while you are here!
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OK Wildlife Dept. 8h
Today at the , bowyers with the Oklahoma SelfBow Society are carving out bows by hand from large cuts of lumber. They’ll be giving out 150 hand-made bows today here at the Expo!
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OK Wildlife Dept. Sep 22
The Wildlife Department and our partners are hosting the until 6 p.m. and Sunday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Come see it all at the Lazy E Arena near Guthrie. Then stay in touch all year long for the latest in outdoor news and info. Learn more at .
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OK Wildlife Dept. Sep 21
The Wildlife Department has been hosting the for over a decade, and we are bringing it to you again all weekend! We will be at the Lazy E Arena near Guthrie bright and early tomorrow! Will we see you there?
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OK Wildlife Dept. Sep 21
honey bees have different jobs depending on their age. Visit the Oklahoma Bee Keepers Association at the to learn how to do your part to help these important insects.
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OK Wildlife Dept. Sep 21
The is in today's . You can subscribe for FREE to this publication. There are plenty of family fun indoor activities for the outdoor enthusiast at the Wildlife Expo, so don't let the weather keep you away!
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OK Wildlife Dept. Sep 21
At the , Heartland of the Prairie Dutch Oven Society will serve more than 15,000 samples of breads, desserts and wild game stews all cooked in cast iron. A crowd favorite among Wildlife Department employees is the biscuits and wild game gravy.
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OK Wildlife Dept. Sep 20
Did you know you could learn basic wing-shooting techniques at the ? If shooting sports aren't your thing, try one of the many other outdoor activities like archery, fishing, dutch oven cooking, basket weaving and more.
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OK Wildlife Dept. Sep 19
The is on rain or shine! In the event of severe weather, outdoor activities will be closed until it moves on. Indoor activities will remain open.
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OK Wildlife Dept. Sep 19
The is a free event that celebrates our state's natural diversity and outdoor opportunities. From camping to shooting sports, fishing and bird watching, there is something for everyone. Come see us at the Lazy E Saturday 9-6, and Sunday 9-5.
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OK Wildlife Dept. Sep 18
Replying to @OKWildlifeDept
Most of our open positions close this month. Accounting Assistant Grants Assistant Wildlife Biologist Hatchery Technician Property Technician
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OK Wildlife Dept. Sep 18
Replying to @CarcassTag
We were updating the website. It is back up now.
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OK Wildlife Dept. Sep 17
The Wildlife Department is hiring!
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OK Wildlife Dept. Sep 17
Want to learn more about monarch butterflies? Check out the Monarch Watch at Hackberry Flat WMA!
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OK Wildlife Dept. Sep 15
We are looking for hunters to help us with our annual Bowhunter Observation Survey. This survey asks hunters to simply keep track of the wildlife they observe while archery hunting and report those observations back to ODWC.
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OK Wildlife Dept. Sep 13
Hunter Education is a great first step to learning about safe, legal and ethical hunting in Oklahoma. Want to check it out?
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OK Wildlife Dept. Sep 6
Replying to @OKWildlifeDept
The ODWC’s Stars and Stripes License Project is a donor-funded project that offers hunting and fishing licenses to military veterans and select survivors of veterans lost while serving their country. To apply or donate visit
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OK Wildlife Dept. Sep 6
The Wildlife Department's Stars and Stripes Project received a total donation of $8,000 thanks to local and chapters. If you would like to donate or get more information about the project, visit:
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OK Wildlife Dept. Sep 6
Brown tarantulas are one of the most docile tarantula species and in Oklahoma are seen mostly in June and September. Usually females hide during the day while males wander in search of them. The bite of a brown tarantula is considered no more harmful than a bee sting.
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OK Wildlife Dept. Sep 3
Unlike horns, antlers grow and shed every year. Deer have antlers while goats, cows and sheep have horns.
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