Keystone Lake is a body of freshwater that leads from Mannford to Sand Springs and is 15 miles west of downtown Tulsa. There was once an entire “Old West Town” that was founded in 1900 that has since been flooded over with Keystone Lake’s waters. The Keystone Dam began construction in 1956 and ended construction […]
Tulsa Community College (TCC) Metro Campus experienced interior and exterior renovations within the last two years. Tatyana Nyborg, TCC Connection Metro Campus editor, reported on the interior construction and renovations in the past. In this essay, she has a goal to show the beauty of urban floral design outside the campus building.
An Adventure The Ancient Forest in Sand Springs, Okla. provides visitors with a serene view and the fun of exercising and hiking in nature. The winding cement path leads the way through a calm forest with beautiful scenery that includes Keystone Lake, many 300-year-old post oak trees, and 500-year-old cedar trees. The first Sunday of […]
January’s weather brought surprises. One of them was snowfall at the beginning of January, which was part of a nationwide blizzard. The irony is that the temperature was above freezing in many areas of Green Country, Oklahoma, but that did not stop nature from producing snow.
Keystone Dam was completed on the Arkansas River in Oklahoma in 1968. It helped to form Keystone Lake located about 23 miles from Tulsa. The dam was built with the purpose of controlling floods and producing electricity. At the same time, a nice recreational area was created next to the dam. Read Tatyana Nyborg’s essay […]
While I was gathering information about monarch butterflies in Oklahoma, I learned devastating news about their numbers came on the air. The Washington Post, TV stations, and other mass media reported that The International Union for Conservation of Nature had put the migrating monarchs in the category of “endangered.” Before going into details about the […]
Approximately 600 species of wild birds reside in the United States and Canada. When snow covers the ground in winter, it becomes more difficult for birds to find seeds. To help wild birds, it is recommended to fill in bird feeders with nuts, sunflower and other seeds, wet dog and cat food, or bread.
Winter storm brought snow to Oklahoma on Dec. 13-16, 2020.