Oklahoma Water Resources Center


water quality and quantity issues associated with redcedar stands


Oklahoma resiliency on display (4/20/2016 news article by Sean Hubbard, Ag Comm. Services)

Water Robbers: Just How Much Water Do Junipers Use? (by Kim Potts, May 2014 issue of "The Cattleman")

OSU receives grant to investigate redcedar, biofuels and water (1/21/2014 news article by Sean Hubbard, Ag Comm. Services)

Daily water use of redcedars (11/7/2013 news article by Sean Hubbard, Ag Comm. Services)

Fired up about redcedar mulch (news article by Sean Hubbard, Ag Comm. Services)

Redcedar encroachment drying out the soil in Oklahoma (November 2011 issue of The Division Triangle, by Sean Hubbard)

"Eastern redcedar encroachment and water cycle in tallgrass prairie" project funded (July 2009 news article by Donald Stotts, Ag Comm. Services)



How much water does eastern redcedar rob? Research on the Cross Timbers Experimental Range has been working to answer this question. Research findings are in this leaflet.
(Drs. Chris Zou and Rod Will - Natural Resource Ecology & Management)

Bidwell Redcedar poster.jpg

Two project posters are available:

  1. the scientific poster presented at the 2009 Symposium
  2. the Extension poster presented in 2013
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More Resources:

extension fact sheets






Related Site:

Ecohydrology Lab


External Resources:

Oklahoma Invasive Species


Oklahoma's Problem Species (Oklahoma Invasive Plant Council)


Oklahoma Prescribed Fire Council