Category: Tallgrass Prairie

Osage County Tourism Gains Momentum

By: Roseanne McKee, Osage County Tourism Coordinator The Osage County Tourism Forum was held from 10 – 2 p.m. on Jan. 27 at the Gilcrease Museum’s Helmerich Research Center, where stakeholders, tourist venue representatives and tourism specialists gathered to share and learn. There was…

Tallgrass Praire Preserve announces Renaming to Honor Joseph Williams

Press Release by Tallgrass Prairie Communications Director Katie Hawk PAWHUSKA, OK – More than a quarter century ago, through the leadership of Joseph H. Williams, the dream of many Oklahomans to see a significant piece of the iconic tallgrass prairie in Osage County permanently…

Bison Roundup at the Tallgrass Prairie

At this year’s bison roundup at the Tallgrass Prairie, the bison were counted, vaccinated, tagged (if needed), weighed and de-wormed. During a closed bidding process, a buyer was chosen for some bison that would be sold. A buyer from Idaho won the bid, said…