Training to help educators teach about climate impacts on forest ecosystems forests & carbon, and more

Oklahoma's first teacher climate summit set for July 28-29
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — In-depth climate science curriculum and activities will be showcased for Oklahoma's classroom teachers at the state's first teacher climate summit. Applications are being accepted for the summit, planned July 28-29 at the National Weather Center in Norman. Hosted by Oklahoma Mes…

Enjoy an evening tour of the Kerr Center's certified organic garden/horticulture project

Twilight Garden Tour Slated for June 11 - Kerr Center
Enjoy an evening tour of the Kerr Center’s certified organic garden/horticulture project on Thursday, June 11, from 6:30-8:30/dark. This event is free, with no advance registration required.

OKC receives EPA grant to remove hazardous substances from future OKC urban park site

OKC Lands $600,000 EPA Grant to Clean Up Future Downtown Park - Oklahoma Energy Today
Oklahoma City has been selected to receive a $600,000 cleanup grant from the Environmental Protection Agency for the future MAPS 3 downtown park. The grant will be used to remove the hazardous substances left behind by the area's previous uses. Three ...

Tulsa's Planning Director discusses Arkansas River development, OKC, neighborhoods, and more with Planetizen

Planners Across America: Dawn Warrick On Implementing Tulsa's Comprehensive Plan
In this interview for the "Planners Across America" series, Tulsa Planning Director Dawn Warrick describes the implementation process for the PlaniTulsa Comprehensive Plan.

Let's talk about recycling sewage for plants and soil!

Human manure: Closing the nutrient loop
Using human urine and faeces as fertiliser may seem an unappetising concept but it’s been common practice for centuries. In the sewage systems of today, which deal with millions of tonnes of domestic waste and industrial effluent, this human f

Question: How do you deal with the squirrel/fruit tree menace? via Root Simple

Extreme Measures: Squirrel Proofing Your Fruit Trees
I've been thinking a lot about this fruit tree cage that Kelly spotted on the Theordore Payne garden tour this spring (see some more images of that lovely Altadena garden here).

Rose State College in #OKC Receives EPA Job-Training Grant

Rose State College in Oklahoma City, Okla., received one of 19 grants from EPA

OKC ranks last among big cities for energy efficiency

Lethargic enforcement: OKC ranks last among big cities for energy efficiency
Building codes and energy conservation go hand in hand, said John Semtner, director of engineering services at ADG Inc. If building energy codes aren't enforced, however, energy efficiency can be t...

Become a sustainability scorecard coach

Sustainable Tulsa ScoreCard Coaching Program
Sustainable Tulsa is launching a pilot ScoreCard program this year! The ScoreCard program includes a business tool of over 100 items that will assist in measuring the baseline status of variables designed to aid in identifying best business practices, lean manufacturing and other uplifts associated…

Electricity Demand Response could have saved Texans over $200 million in 2012-13

SPEER STUDY: Intelligent Energy Management
In 2015, SPEER published a Smart Energy Roadmap for Texas, a series of recommendations to make it easier for Texans to save money on their electric bills.