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Summer Guide: Near or far, adventure awaits across Oklahoma

There is no more favorite time of the year for young and old than summertime, when just about everyone can get out and explore the wild, beautiful parks and attractions locally and across the state.

August: Osage County

“Don’t get all Carson McCullers on us,” Julia Roberts’ character warns a relative, referring to the 20th-century author who specialized in stories of Southern tragicomedy. The film takes its own advice — its first and greatest misstep. With Tulsa-born Tracy Letts adapting his 2008 Pulitzer Prize-winning play for the screen, August: Osage County should wear

Where the bison roam

The Nature Conservancy reintroduces bison and fire to re-create the functioning ecosystem. Grazing by bison plays an instrumental role, nurturing around 750 species of plant life, birds and wildlife. And don’t call them buffalo. “Technically, they are bison,” said Steve McGuffin, director of philanthropy at The Nature Conservancy. “Real buffalo have wide, curved horns and

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