The 189 square miles in Norman’s corporate limits offer contrasting landscapes of Cross Timbers woodlands and the grasslands of Ten Mile Flat. They include extensive wildlife habitat throughout the corridors of the Canadian and Little Rivers, plus well-developed urban areas. Lake Thunderbird, with its park and trail system, is a major recreation resource, as well as a source of the city’s water supply.
The Conservancy seeks to enhance the quality of life in Norman so that all may enjoy the many benefits of both its urban and rural spaces.
The Conservancy focuses on the wise use of the land and its natural resources so that Norman’s remarkable heritage may be preserved for both present and future generations.
The Norman Area Land Conservancy is a private non-profit 501(c)(3) corporation incorporated in 2000 to assist in implementing long-term environmental objectives.