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The University of Oklahoma Biological Station at Lake Texoma serves the university and broader community thorough education, research, and service activities. Learn about our mission, history, and setting.

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Our summer college courses provide unparalleled opportunities for immersive, hands-on learning in field and laboratory settings. Learn more about our classes, the application process, and life at the biological station.

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Our research mission focuses primarily on ecological and environmental processes in aquatic and terrestrial environments. Learn more about research opportunities at the biological station.

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The University of Oklahoma Biological Station serves as host for groups and activities consistent with our education, research, and service missions. Learn more about eligible activities and what we offer.

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Generosity of alumni and friends allows us to significantly enhance the programs and experiences we provide for students, environmental research, and outreach.  Learn how your gift can lift the station from good to great in the coming year.

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Academic Sessions 2016!


Our Summer 2016 academic sessions were a smashing success! Our six courses covered everything from molecular biology to wetlands ecology, and were enjoyed by students and professors alike. Check out courses for Summer 2017.

Join Friends of the OU Biological Station

Friends of the University of Oklahoma Biological Station (FUOBS) are dedicated alumni and friends who support the students and activities of the station, and allow our community of students and scientists to achieve great things by providing resources for scholarships, fellowships, and infrastructure. Please join us!

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BioBlitz! 2016


The University of Oklahoma Biological Station was thrilled to host BioBlitz! Oklahoma in 2016. BioBlitz! is a celebration of Oklahoma's biological diversity, with both expert biologists and citizens of all ages finding, identifying, and learning about our diverse flora and fauna. We documented over 600 species, caught up with old friends, and made new ones.