RESOURCE MANAGEMENT STATE GOALS 2013

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RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

STATE GOALS


2013


Focus Area I
: “Green up Oklahoma!


Objective: Increase positive consumer
and community
practices and actions

that “green up”
family finances, homes, and communities.




Action

Survey
consumers who attend county ev
ents

to determine how many currently access free credit
reports annually.

Survey OHCE members to determine how many currently access free credit reports annually.

Survey
OHCE members
after one year to see how much
free
credit

report access has increased
.

H
ave OHCE members estimate credit scores based upon information in credit reports.

Educate OHCE members and consumers about how behaviors relate to personal savings and
spending and how simple behavioral changes can increase savings and decrease spending.


Resources

Do you Know the Score?



A program designed to help members access free credit reports,
understand what is contained in them, how to correct mistakes, and how the information is used
to determine credit scores.

Stretching Your Shopping Dollar


A

lesson designed to discuss tried and true techniques for
saving money by planning and preparing for shopping.

a)

I’ll do it if
…Members will identify five behaviors they would be willing to change if they would
either increase personal savings or decrease spe
nding. At the end of the year they can assess
how well the practices have led to accomplishing goals.

b)

Extension educators and specialists.

c)

Oklahoma Gas and Electric.

d)

Oklahoma Natural Gas.

e)

Local utility companies.



B)

Focus Area II: Environmental

Objective:
To increase and promote actions of individuals, families and communities to

promote
attractive and safe
home and
community

environments.


1)

Action

a)

Provide information to affect community change and increase sustainability.

b)

Educate consumers about ways to mak
e environmental impacts in the home and
community.

c)

Provide lesson on Healthy Homes.

d)

Recognize impacts that individuals may have on personal and community environments; these
impacts play a critical role in personal and community development.

e)

OHCE clubs wil
l review the fact sheets related to fruit, vegetable, plant, and tree varieties that
grow best in Oklahoma and learn best practices for growth.

f)

Encourage member and community efforts to plant Oklahoma proven trees and landscaping

g)

Explore ways to encourage
community collaborations in creating planting efforts and supplying
trees.


2)

Resources

a)

See green, love green and save green



A program that helps individuals and communities
understand how actions affect economic development. Identify ways that communities

“Can
do” what is necessary to make the environment more attractive to new businesses and
consumers and increase sustainability.

b)

Healthy homes


Teach consumers no and low
-
cost healthy homes practices.

c)

Fact sheets related to fruit, vegetable, plant, and t
ree varieties that grow best in Oklahoma.

d)

Encourage community beautification.

e)

Healthy Housing:

A program that is designed to teach consumers the seven principles of healthy
housing. By maintaining a healthy home, consumers will reduce risk while maintainin
g or
increasing well being.

f)

Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ)

707 North Robinson; Oklahoma City

(405) 745
-
7120

g)

County Commissioners.

h)

OSU County Educators and 4
-
H Environmental Stewardship Team members.

i)

Public Libraries and Internet.

j)

Legislators.

k)

O
SU Specialists.

l)

US Ag Recycling Inc. 1
-
800
-
654
-
3145.

m)

Goodwill Industries (for recycling).

n)

OK Environmental Management Authority, 1505 Rock Road, (405) 262
-
0161.

o)

Water Resource Board, 3800 North Classen Blvd., (405) 530
-
8800.

p)

Keep Oklahoma Beautiful Project

-

For flyers, presentations, and information (405) 521
-
1044.

q)

Beautification Coordinator, Oklahoma Department of Transportation (ODOT); 200 NE 21
st
,
Oklahoma City, OK 73105, (405) 521
-
4037.

r)

Master Gardener programs.

s)

Local Nurseries and Landscapers.


3)

Observ
e Special Days

a)

Earth Day.

b)

Observe National Safe Drinking Water, month of May.

c)

Adopt
-
A
-
Highway program.

d)

Organize and/or support “Household/Farm Hazardous Waste” Collection.

e)

Arbor Day, last full week of March.


Awards:

1st, 2nd, 3rd County Award Books $20, $
15, $10

1st, 2nd, 3rd Local Group Award Books $20, $15, $10



Judith Ford, NE Chair

Margaret Scott, SW Member

Madeline Kropff, NE Member

Dottie Gatz, NW Member