Coastal Bermuda Pasture

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Photograph of a herd of cattle grazing in a pasture of coastal Bermuda near Ardmore. The back of the photograph proclaims, "This is one of the many beautiful pasture and hay producing fields that can be seem driving on Oklahoma's Highways. However, Three (3) year ago this area was heavily infested with hardwoods and underbrush. Area was cleared and sprigged to coastal Bermuda, thus becoming a highly productive piece of land. Mr. Fritgreald has been a cooperator of the Arbuckle SWCD for the past 15 Years. During this period, he has planted approx. 2,000 ac. of improved pasture."

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1 photograph : b&w ; 4 x 5 in.

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Bryan, Hugo July 1965.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society Collection and was provided by the Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society to The Gateway to Oklahoma History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

The Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society (OCHS) was organized and became a functioning organization in 2018. Partnerships were formalized with the Oklahoma Association of Conservation Districts (OACD), the Oklahoma Historical Society, the Oklahoma State University Oral History Research Program and the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS).

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Photograph of a herd of cattle grazing in a pasture of coastal Bermuda near Ardmore. The back of the photograph proclaims, "This is one of the many beautiful pasture and hay producing fields that can be seem driving on Oklahoma's Highways. However, Three (3) year ago this area was heavily infested with hardwoods and underbrush. Area was cleared and sprigged to coastal Bermuda, thus becoming a highly productive piece of land. Mr. Fritgreald has been a cooperator of the Arbuckle SWCD for the past 15 Years. During this period, he has planted approx. 2,000 ac. of improved pasture."

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1 photograph : b&w ; 4 x 5 in.

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Photographs documenting natural resource conservation efforts in Oklahoma.

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  • July 1965

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  • May 4, 2022, 7:21 a.m.

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  • May 15, 2022, 12:48 a.m.

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Bryan, Hugo. Coastal Bermuda Pasture, photograph, July 1965; (https://gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc1927855/: accessed May 19, 2022), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, https://gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society.

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