The Wheatland Resource Conservation and Development (RC&D) is a public non-
Vision Statement: Improving Life in Rural Oklahoma
Mission Statement: To increase public awareness of environmental concerns and accelerate the development and protection of natural, human and financial resources thereby improving the quality of life.
Our mission id further defined by four operational goals:
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Phil Carson, Chairman
Jeff Lockett, Vice-
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Wheatland RC&D 2101 N Ash
Ponca City, OK 74601
1. Wheatland RC&D works with local banks and REI to assist entrepreneurs in establishing new businesses or expanding existing businesses by utilizing our Revolving Loan Fund and a $25,000 grant from the Joint Opportunities for Building Success (JOBS) program sponsored by the FHL Bank Topeka. Low interest loans through our RLF have assisted a local veterinary clinic, an inspection firm specializing in vessel, piping, and tank inspection services, and a company that manufactures a patented fencing clip to expand and create more quality jobs in our area. This is an ongoing project and Wheatland is actively seeking new applicants.
2. In 2003, Wheatland began a tree grow-
4. Wheatland has assisted several communities to establish walking trails for fun and healthy exercise. The Town of Braman recently resurfaced their walking trail while the Kay County Conservation District established the KayCo Eco Trail and outdoor classroom complete with well and working windmill, pond with waterfall, pavilion, native plants and a concrete walking trail with 15 species of tree leaves and 16 animal prints imprinted into the concrete.
5. Children in several rural school districts and towns in Wheatlands area now enjoy safe handicap accessible playgrounds and equipment thanks to Wheatlands grant writing staff and volunteers.
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