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We work with landowners
to conserve soil & water resources
Protecting Natural Wetlands
maintains sustainable life and diversity
Benton SWCD has adopted our first-ever five-year strategic plan. It includes a revitalized mission, new vision and three goal areas for our work.
Soil and Water Conservation Districts (SWCDs) work to promote cleaner water, improved crop land, pastures, forests and restored wildlife habitat.
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 moreAll about Benton SWCD
July 9, 2015
Learn to identify 12 pernicious plants that threaten our waterways. Read more »
Where the Soil Water Flows: Working with Southern Willamette Valley Farmers in the Groundwater Management Area
July 6, 2015
How nitrogen cycling resembles the productivity of bees. Read more »