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2024 OOS Membership Drive


As the calendar flips to 2024 it is time to renew your Oklahoma Ornithological Society Membership. 

Student memberships start at $16, regular memberships at $26, and family memberships at $35. Wanna go big? A Lifetime Membership is $500.



Spring 2024 OOS Meeting:
April 26-28, 2024

The Oklahoma Ornithological Society will host its Spring meeting at Salt Plains State Park from April 26 to 28. We hope to see many of our members there.

We’ll have field trips to be announced soon. Check back for registration information and other updates. All activities are free except the dinner event on Saturday evening


OOS Spring Meeting 2024 Schedule

Date:  April 26-28, 2024

Place: Salt Plains State Park

Meeting space Friday night-Saturday night: Salt Plains State Park Community Center.

Speaker: Melissa Robell, Salt Plains Refuge educator.

Lodging: All six cabins have been spoken for. Tent sites may still be available; contact the state park to reserve. Other lodging in Cherokee, Oklahoma. They did not give a block of rooms but suggested making a reservation.

Food: Smoke-Shak BBQ Restaurant will cater a Saturday night supper, including brisket and chicken with sides of coleslaw, potato salad, no-meat baked beans, and dinner rolls. A vegan option and gluten-free bread option will also be available.

Cost: $25/individual; $40/family for the dinner and keynote address.

Activities: More field trips and activities to be announced

(1) Curtis Stewart will lead a field trip on Saturday morning walk along Eagle Roost Trail and time permitting, Sandpiper Trail. Time TBA.


Since 1951, the OOS has served as a place where recreational birders and academics interact to increase appreciation and conservation of wild birds in the Sooner State. The OOS sponsors field trips, semiannual meetings with invited guest speakers, a quarterly newsletter (The Scissortail), and a quarterly peer-reviewed state journal (The Bulletin of the Oklahoma Ornithological Society).

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Bird photos courtesy of Jim Arterburn

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