House Sparrow Experiment

For everyone that has bluebird and other nest boxes and the constant sparrow annoyance, I would like to see everyone try this… let them build their nest and replace their eggs with ones you make from modeling clay (you can even paint them). Of course your House...

Is it Henbit or Purple Deadnettle?

Submitted by Donna Mackiewicz What is a weed?  A plant whose virtues have not been discovered…. Ralph Waldo Emerson All you purple lovers, or pinkish, see Redbuds; time to sprinkle some blossoms on the dinner salad. They taste kind of “ beanie”.  Clinton Ledford This...
Killdeer Facts and Nest

Killdeer Facts and Nest

This was written by Donna Mackiewicz Hi All, I observed the Killdeer mating dance last week and found the nest yesterday! This is the 5th year I have observed Killdeer nesting at St. Mary’s in Edmond. Interesting bird facts: from All About Birds Killdeer get their...
The OMN Aquatic and Wetland Ecosystems Workshop

The OMN Aquatic and Wetland Ecosystems Workshop

The Oklahoma Master Naturalist Aquatic and Wetland Ecosystems Workshop was held 27th of March, 2014.  Martin Park Nature Center, within the 140 acres of the park, was the venue for learning about turtles, fish, and other micro/macroscopic water life.  A path and small...