Division of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources
Serving Oklahoma Agriculture and Natural Resources
Oklahoma State University's Division of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources is dedicated to making available science-based information relevant to improving the quality of life for the people of Oklahoma. The Division is comprised of the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources and two state agencies: the Oklahoma Agricultural Experiment Station and the Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service.
Keeping Your Family Safe
Living in Oklahoma often means dealing with natural disasters. This page compiles resources from Oklahoma State University experts about keeping your family safe and prepared for emergencies.
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- Animals cannot digest plastic, either
STILLWATER, Okla. – Birthday, wedding and graduation celebrations often include releasing helium balloons. What a sight to see as the balloons are released to gently float away.
- Preventing kids and pets from falling out of open windows
STILLWATER, Okla. – While it is hard to resist the lure of spring’s warmer temperatures by airing out the house, be sure to watch small children and pets around open windows.
- 4-H volunteer leader awarded regional recognition
STILLWATER, Okla. – A volunteer 4-H leader in Dewey County is being recognized once again for her dedication to the 4-H Youth Development program.
- Secure items in your home to help ensure earthquake safety
STILLWATER, Okla. – Oklahoma has long been known to be a part of tornado alley. However, in recent years, the state has knocked California from the top spot in terms of the number of earthquakes.
- Concert series begins May 6 at The Botanic Garden at OSU
STILLWATER, Okla. – For those Stillwater-area residents who like to combine great music with beautiful surroundings, the wait is almost over. Back by popular demand, the concert series at The Botanic Garden at Oklahoma State University will kick off May 6.
- Get in the know when severe weather looms
STILLWATER, Okla. – It is not enough to know what to do and where to go in case of severe weather. Families also need an accurate read on weather conditions, especially when dangerous storms are brewing.
- Identify your safe place before severe weather blows in
STILLWATER, Okla. – Sure it is the kind of detail that easily falls to the bottom of a jam packed to-do list. But knowing ahead of time where to go when an ugly storm is bearing down could save your life.