Summer Master's Class with Dr. Barney Austin

For more on Dr. Austins work in water management check out this video . The Wilson Center in DC hosted a forum on the US Governments Global Water Strategy and featured Dr. Barney Austin.

Pasture and Habitat Workshop

Congratulations to LAWA for the successful Pasture and Habitat workshop that they sponsored in January! The Oka’ Institute is pleased to be working with this great board!

2019 Summer Research Opportunity

The Oka' Institute is pleased to announce a Summer Research Opportunity for the faculty of East Central University! Applications are now open. Deadline for all applications is Tuesday, April 30 2019. For more details and how to apply click here. Photo courtesy of Carol Becker with USGS

Welcome to The Oka' Institute


The Oka’ Institute vision is to create practical water solutions, both locally and globally, driven by research and directed by data that result in long-term sustainable ecological management and economic development