Our Partnership

A Model for Success

Texas and Oklahoma have a diverse array of existing avian-related conservation initiatives.  However, to tackle landscape-scale conservation challenges, these efforts need to be tied together with a unifying vision, common goals, and a collective approach to landscape planning and delivery of on-the-ground conservation.  The partner-based format of Joint Ventures is ideally suited to developing strategies for impacting avian species at a regional level and leveraging partner dollars to make it happen.


Partner Organizations Represented on the OPJV Management Board
  • Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation

  • Texas Parks and Wildlife Department

  • US Fish and Wildlife Service

  • US Department of Agriculture– Natural Resources Conservation Service

  • Audubon Texas

  • The Nature Conservancy

  • National Wild Turkey Federation

  • Native Prairies Association of Texas

  • Sutton Avian Research Center

  • Texas Wildlife Association

  • American Bird Conservancy

  • Pheasants Forever Inc./Quail Forever

  • Noble Research Institute

  • Oklahoma Prescribed Burn Association

  • Quail Coalition


Many other organizations and individual partners work together in Technical Teams to compile information, prioritize needs, identify funding for priorities, and conduct on-the-ground restoration, education, management, research, and bird population monitoring.

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