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Preventing Woody Encroachment (12/12/20)

Laura Goodman explains how universities across the Great Plains are working together to stave off woody encroachment to prairie land. For Extension fact sheets & more visit…

From  Kurtis Hair on December 14th, 2020 0  

Old World Bluestem Research (9/26/20)

We travel to the Marvin Klemme Range Research Station to see how researchers are learning to control Old World bluestem. For Extension fact sheets & more visit https://extension.okstate.edu …

From  Kurtis Hair on September 29th, 2020 0  

The Benefits of Opening Forest Canopies (8/8/20)

Dwayne Elmore explains the benefits of an open canopy in forested areas. For Extension fact sheets & more visit https://extension.okstate.edu SUNUP is a production of the Division of…

From  Kurtis Hair on August 7th, 2020 0  

Prescribed Fires in Urban Settings

At Tinker Air Force Base, we talk with Natural Resource Manager, John Krupovage, to see how prescribed fire is used for land management in an urban area. You can check out their website here:…

From  Elizabeth Brock on April 17th, 2020 0  

The Importance of Regular Prescribed Burning (3/14/20)

John Weir takes us to the site of recent prescribed burns near Lake Carl Blackwell in Payne County to demonstrate the importance of a regular burning schedule to manage the land. For Extension…

From  Kurtis Hair on April 10th, 2020 0  

Teaching Extension Specialists the Benefits of Prescribed Burning

We learn about an opportunity for Extension specialists from across the Great Plains to understand how to control woody plants in Oklahoma. For Extension fact sheets & more visit…

From  Kurtis Hair on April 10th, 2020 0  

Teaching prescribed burning to NRCS specialists from around the country

We see how OSU Extension Fire Ecologists are teaching NRCS specialists from all over the country how to conduct prescribed burns.

From  Kurtis Hair on September 6th, 2019 0  

Pollinators & prescribed burning

Kristen Baum shows us why prescribed burns can help attract pollinating insects.

From  Kurtis Hair on April 29th, 2019 0  

Prescribed burning in wooded areas

John Weir explains why planning for prescribed burns in Eastern Oklahoma is different than in the western half of our state.

From  Kurtis Hair on April 2nd, 2019 0  

Southeast grazing

We learn about an ongoing range research prescribed burning project in Southeastern Oklahoma with Laura Goodman.

From  Kurtis Hair on April 2nd, 2019 0  

Controlling horn flies with prescribed burns

We start with Justin Talley’s research into patch burning to control horn flies on cattle.

From  Kurtis Hair on February 18th, 2019 0  

The benefits of prescribed burns in growing season

Fire Ecologist John Weir demonstrates the benefits of prescribed burns during growing season.

From  Kurtis Hair on August 14th, 2018 0  

Teaching fire ecology

We head to Tulsa County to see how middle school students are learning about the impact of fire to our ecology.

From  Kurtis Hair on June 20th, 2018 0  

SUNUP: Regrowth: Life after fire

SUNUP heads to Woods County, where John Weir shows us how the landscape has transformed since fire ravaged the area one year ago.

From  Kurtis Hair on March 6th, 2018 0  

SUNUP: Fire Ants: Are they as bad as you think?

Tom Royer explains how fire ants can move to new ecosystems and what it takes for them to stay in that area.

From  Kurtis Hair on March 6th, 2018 0