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Department of Natural Resource Ecology and Management

NREM Faculty - Marley Beem

Assistant Extension Specialist

303D Ag Hall (office)
008C Ag Hall (address)
Stillwater, OK 74077
(405) 744-3854

Educational Background
BS:Biology, Claremont McKenna College, California, 1978
M.S.:Aquaculture, Auburn University, Alabama, 1982
PhD:Zoology, Oklahoma State University, 1986


Curriculum Vitae

Stream Trailer Program



  • NREM 4452/5452: Pond Management

  • NREM 4453/5453: Aquaculture

Extension Activities

  • Pond Management
  • Aquaculture
  • Aquatic Weed Management
  • Stream Stewardship
  • Oklahoma Master Naturalist Program

Professional Memberships

  • Alliance of Natural Resource Outreach and Service Programs
  • Southern Regional Aquaculture Center Technical Committee

Recent Publications (since 2005)

  • Beem, M., Are Herbicides Safe to Use in My Pond? (NREM-101)

  • Beem, M., Pond Plants: Weeds or Beneficial? (NREM-9211)

  • Beem, M., Keep Your Pond in Good Condition (NREM-9212)

  • Beem, M. and E. Giedt, Toxic Blue-Green Algal Blooms (NREM-9213)

  • Beem, M., Neighborhood and Urban Pond Management (NREM-9210)

  • Beem, M., Fingerlings for Pond Stocking (CR-9205)

  • Beem, M., Understanding Streams (NREM-9208)

  • Beem, M., Improve Fishing in Your Pond (NREM-9209)

  • Beem, M., Rural Urban Interface Problems (AGEC-922)

  • Beem, M., Absentee Rural Land Ownership (AGEC-966)

  • Beem, M., Moving to the Country? (AGEC-965)

  • Beem, M., Water Gardens – A Low Management Approach (NREM-100)

  • Beem, M. and H. Zhang. Water Quality Testing and Fish Health, L-420

  • Beem, M.D. and J.J. Blaser, 2012. Other pond problems. Pages 307-326 in Neal, J.W. and D.W.Willis, editors. Small impoundment management in North America. American Fisheries Society, Bethesda, Maryland.

  • Bidwell, T., Beem, M., Elmore, D., and D. Engle. Pond Management for Livestock, Fish and Wildlife (NREM-2883)

  • Damron, W. and M. Beem, 2012. Aquaculture. Pages 491-521 in Damron, W.S., editor. Introduction to Animal Science: Global, Biological, Social and Industry Perspectives, 5th ed. Prentice Hall.

  • Kizer, M., Smolen, M., Sanders, L., and M. Beem. The State-Tribal Southeastern Oklahoma Water Compact: Issues and Frequently Asked Questions.

  • Smolen, M., Beem, M., and T. Probst. Municipal Wellhead Protection Manual for Small Communities - A Guide for Agencies and Other Entities.

  • Vogel, J., Stringer, A., and M. Beem. Understanding Stormwater Runoff and Low Impact Development (LID), BAE-1758