Watershed Easements: An Important Piece of the Conservation Puzzle

Oklahoma leads the nation with 2,107 upstream flood control dams constructed under the USDA Watershed Program. These structures are a part of the upstream flood control program whose concept was to build small flood control dams on tributaries upstream from rivers or large streams. The series of dams in these watersheds store rainwater during heavy storms and are designed to slowly release the water over a period of several days, preventing it from all reaching the river at one time, reducing flooding.Oklahoma conservation districts are primary watershed project sponsors, and these districts are responsible for the operations and maintenance of…

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Total Eclipse

Reydon High School students viewing the total eclipse on Monday, April 8, 2024. Thank you to Security State Bank for supplying glasses for all the

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