Oklahoma Water Resources Center

Residential Homeowners



Xeriscaping reduces the water needed in landscaping... more
(Dr. Mike Schnelle and David Hillock - Horticulture & Landscape Architecture)



Wildlife Struggle during Extreme Weather
(Summer 2011 article by Dr. Jim Shaw)


Impacts of Drought on Trees
(Summer 2011 article by Dr. Craig McKinley)


Drought Monitoring Tools (Oklahoma Climatological Survey)

Oklahoma Master Gardener (OSU Cooperative Extension)

Plants for Dry Conditions (Natural Resources Conservation Service)

Water Conservation: Backyard Conservation Tip Sheet (Natural Resources Conservation Service)

Pointers for saving lawns, landscape plants during drought (Texas A&M AgriLife Extension)

Help with plant care during drought (article and video from Texas A&M AgriLife Extension)

Texas Urban Landscape Guide (Texas A&M)

Earth-Kind® Drought Preparedness (AgriLife Extension, TAMU)


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More Resources:
Drought at Home

extension fact sheets




web links




For information on conditions in your area, contact your county extension office.


Associated Page:

Water Conservation in Landscaping


Related Pages:

Oklahoma Proven Plants


OK Master Naturalist


The Botanic Garden at OSU


External Resources:

Drought and Water Conservation Information (OK-DEQ)


Earth-Kind® Drought Preparedness (AgriLife Extension, TAMU)