2008 Milestones

  • A 30,000 square foot, fully functional veterinary clinic is established at Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City, allowing for the expansion of educational opportunities and community services through the Veterinary Technician Program.
  • The Nature Conservancy’s Oklahoma Chapter reports that the bison herd at the Tallgrass Prairie Preserve has reached its target size of about 2,700 head, having grown from a starting population of 300 in 1993. The bison play an integral role in maintaining the prairie ecosystem at the preserve, which is the largest protected remnant of tall grass prairie on earth.