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Oklahoma Lesser Prairie-Chicken Conservation Plan


The Oklahoma State Legislature passed a concurrent resolution on April 12, 2011 that directed the Secretary of Environment and the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation (ODWC) to develop the Oklahoma Lesser Prairie-Chicken Conservation Plan (OLEPCCP) to “protect, enhance, and restore their habitat while also addressing other factors leading to their decline.” This plan is intended to benefit the people, economy, and wildlife resources of Oklahoma by providing a framework for effective  management and habitat improvement that will address factors contributing to the decline of the LEPC and facilitate population increases.

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