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Recreational Value

Recreational Value


Oklahoma anglers contribute more than $800M/year to our state's economy. Makes you wonder about the economic benefits of improving catch rates or the economic damages of a fish kill. [more...]


There is value in sportfishing (news article by Sean Hubbard, Agricultural Communications Services, 8/10/2015)

The Widespread Impact of the Water Center’s Grants Program -- Dr. Tracy Boyer tells how seed money received from the Water Center in 2007 propelled her research at Lake Tenkiller.



Researchers conducted a study of Lake Tenkiller in which they assessed the recreational value of draw-downs in lake level. More here.
(Drs. Tracy Boyer, Art Stoecker, Larry Sanders, Agricultural Economics)