Mark your calendar for this special event! 

Casey Camp-Horinek, a long-time Native rights activist, environmentalist and actress, will be on campus for a special presentation. As traditional Drumkeeper for the Ponca Pa-tha-ta, Woman’s Scalp Dance Society, Camp-Horinek helps maintain the cultural identity of the Ponca Nation of Oklahoma for herself, her family and her community. She has been at the forefront of grassroots community efforts to educate and empower both Native and non-Native community members on environmental and civil rights issues. She and her family were actively in involved in the Standing Rock Sioux Encampment.

Casey will speak on “Realigning Ourselves to Live Within Natural Laws” on Friday, October 5 at 3:30 PM in the auditorium at the Wes Watkins Center, N Washington St & W Hall of Fame Ave, Stillwater, OK 74078. Parking information here.


Dr. Kenneth Ede has been appointed to the state’s Hazardous Waste Management Advisory Council. The council serves as the initial rulemaking body for the state’s Land Protection Division at the Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality. Ede will serve on the task force as a member representing the general public. Read more.

Our Spring Newsletter is now available.


ESGP students and alumni attended the Oklahoma Clean Lakes & Watersheds Association (OCLWA) 27th annual conference on April 4 & 5 at the Wes Watkins Center.  Sheyda Nazari-Chamaki (seated, third from right) was awarded 3rd place in the poster competition.  
 Students and alumni attend OCLWA 2018  
 Current and former ESGP students attended the annual meeting of the Southwestern Branch of the Entomological Society of America in Albuquerque, New Mexico from March 25 to 29. Elise Knowlton was awarded 2nd place and Lexi Freeman won 3rd place in the master's student poster competition; Melissa Reed (MS 2017) was awarded 1st place poster for the PhD division.  
 Elise K at SW ESALexi F at SW ESAMelissa Reed at SW ESA  

ESGP students learned advanced survey techniques using high-tech equipment during a field trip to a farm at Union City, Oklahoma in March.

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Spring brown bag seminars begin Feb. 7.  See the full schedule here.

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ESGP is proud to announce our new partnership with OSU’s Veteran Student Academic Services.