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  • Oklahoma Wildlife & Prairie Heritage Alliance
    PO Box 483
    Buffalo, Oklahoma 73834
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Trail Projects

 

Kiosk Project

The OWPHA received a grant from the USDA Rural Development Grant Program to install informational kiosks on the Great Plains Trail.  The goal is to have at least one kiosk on each of the 13 Loops.  To date we have installed 9 of the 13.  The kiosk design incorporates a chimney swift nesting tower surrounded by a 4-sided kiosk.  This design is not only striking but, as an added bonus, offers a conservation feature for the chimney swift, a species of bird that has become 95% dependent on humans for nesting success.  These birds winter in the northern 1/3 of South America and nest basically in the eastern half of North America. Each of the 4 sides has a designated purpose: