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Save Our Water

One of  Eufaula Wetland Park's two founding partners, the non-profit citizen's group SOW is organized to protect & preserve Lake Eufaula’s environment, economy & ecosystem. Over the last decade, SOW has focused on protecting the recreational use & water quality of Lake Eufaula.

US Army Corps of Engineers

The USACE manages the federal property where the park is situated and is the federal agency that is responsible for all wetlands.

City of Eufaula

The City leases the park area federal land from the USACE for recreational purposes. The city handled required permits to include the wetland park as a form of recreation, and continues to support the project.

National Fish & Wildlife

The NFWF awarded a $50,000 EPA 5-Star grant to Team Up to Clean Up for educational materials & construction, including trails, viewing platforms, kiosks, brochures & other interpretive aspects of the wetland park.

Arvest Bank

Local Arvest management was instrumental in securing a $10,000 grant to TUCU from a private foundation to support the development of the wetland park. 

Steel Daffodils

Longtime supporters of TUCU through the family's Stephen R. Smith foundation, owners of local business Steel Daffodils generously  continue to help advance this important environmental & educational project.

The Pied Piper

This local business owner has committed funds for a memorial bench on the wetlands trail system.

Vision Eufaula

VE members are the driving force behind establishing Eufaula Wetland Park as the connector between Eufaula's lake shore businesses (& adjacent shoreline trail) and the downtown Eufaula community. 

Team Up to Clean Up

The lead  and managing partner in the Wetland park's two founding partners, TUCU is a non-profit citizens' group dedicated to protecting the environmental quality of Lake Eufaula & to the beautification of the City of Eufaula & the surrounding rural lake areas and communities.

OK Water Resources Board

The OWRB provided a $100,000 forgiveness loan from EPA funds to TUCU for the actual construction of the wetland. 

OK Conservation Commission

The OCC, the state entity responsible for the administration of wetlands in Oklahoma, helped shepherd our proposal through OWRB for construction funding.

USDA Community Facilities

Our Wetland Park received a USDA Community Facilities Grant in the amount of $27,300 to  purchase & construct 300 linear feet of a 6 foot wide boardwalk as an integral part of our educational/interpretive health and fitness trail.

Gelvin Foundation

This foundation, which supports community focused programs that primarily benefit Oklahomans in the Tulsa & Eufaula areas, provided $2,500 to TUCU for wetland plants.

Oklahoma Water Survey

OU's OK Water Survey provided valuable technical support and direction in the actual construction of the wetland park.

Porches & Pastures

The local business owners built and installed wetland signage at the park location.

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