for Educators

educational programs

Students and educators in Benton County benefit from the variety of curricula, grants, scholarships and equipment we offer.

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for Landowners

resources for landowners

We offer technical and financial assistance for the restoration and enhancement of wetlands, riparian areas and wildlife habitat.

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Native Plant Sale

It’s Native Plant Sale time! Order your plants online by January 31 or volunteer at the sale on February 20.

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Calling all volunteers! We need your help to prepare for and run the 2016 Native Plant Sale.

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about SWCDs

Soil and Water Conservation Districts (SWCDs) work to promote cleaner water, improved crop land, pastures, forests and restored wildlife habitat.

Specifically, SWCDs:

Restore and enhance wetlands, riparian areas and wildlife habitat.

Reduce soil erosion and improve water quality.

Provide conservation education for Benton County youth.

Coordinate workshops on conservation practices and natural resource issues.

and more

All about Benton SWCD

Workshop participants explore soil properties. © Marion B.

The Dirt

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  • 12/1
    Do Bees Really Need Our Support? The Real Story of Pollinators in Decline
  • 12/7
    Benton SWCD Board Meeting
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