Oka' is the Chickasaw and Choctaw term for water. It's native roots resonate with the importance of Oka' in our future.
The Oka' Institute at East Central University focuses on practical water solutions by building sustainable communities, promoting environmental benefits through land stewardship, seeking balanced water policy, and innovating in science-based water research.
From Summer Research opportunities to the Eastern Arbuckle Simpson Aquifer Study, Oka' is proud to have a small part in these important initiatives.
2,635 ACRES BURNED
Prescribed burns are coordinated by Oka' Watershed Coordinators to improve soil health and water security.
2,039 STUDENTS REACHED
Our Water Fest outreach program engages local 5th grade students in the science and importance of water sustainability.
Water affiliates! Fill out the required form by clicking the appropriate link to have your opportunity listed on our site. Listings will be posted within 3 business days of submission.