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  • 2001
  • May

Plant Identification: Is It Worth the Effort?

For natural resource managers to be successful, plant identification is a must.
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  • 2000
  • September

Ten Years of Prescribed Fire on a Cross Timbers Woodland Community

Prescribed fire is often recommended as a tool to open up or thin woody vegetation typical of the Cross Timbers. More open timber may increase plant diversity for wildlife and forage for cattle. This article presents the results of ten years of prescribed fire on woody vegetation.
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  • 2016
  • May

Fire characteristics affect prescribed burn success

Learning fire behavior will help burn managers predict potential impacts of a burn before it is conducted.
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  • 2001
  • January

Old Man Winter

Wildlife managers have plenty of activities to keep them busy during the winter - here's a list.
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  • 2007
  • March

Goals, Plans Essential for Prescribed Burns

The Noble Research Institute's Agricultural Division recently conducted its annual Prescribed Burning Workshop, and turnout was excellent. Some of us have been discussing the "how to's" and touting the benefits of prescribed burning for so long, we sometimes forget this land management tool is a new concept to some people.
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  • 2008
  • December

Shaping the Cross Timbers with Fire and Grazing

Recently, our agricultural research team has been asked to provide talks during tours of our Oswalt Road Ranch. The Noble Research Institute took full control of the property in 2000. The ranch is a valuable piece of property because of its unique natural beauty and potential to support livestock production and wildlife habitat.
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  • 2005
  • April

Fire Ants: The Invasion Continues

The number of fire ants seems to have increased noticeably in south central Oklahoma in the last couple of years, and the number calls and complaints the Noble Research Institute receives have skyrocketed.
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  • 2004
  • May

Arbuckle Restoration Project Forming in Carter, Johnston, Murray Counties

The continued spread of red cedar is a serious threat to our state's natural resources and, therefore, our economy. Prescribed fire is usually the most efficient way to prevent and remove red cedar. The Arbuckle Restoration Association is being organized so landowners and other concerned people can address such issues in Carter, Johnston and Murray counties in Oklahoma.
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  • 2014
  • December

Cross Timbers management creates wildlife habitat

Understanding the habitat requirements for the animals you want to promote and manage is key to providing a good wildlife habitat.