The Benton Soil and Water Conservation District has a variety of resources available to the community for watershed enhancement/restoration projects and natural resources education. From planting equipment to educational materials, we try to help you get conservation practices on the ground.

Tree Planting Equipment

CVHS arboretum groundbreaking 9 Oct 2010 © H. Keirstead

Borrow the supplies needed for tree planting.

Seed Drill


A tool for planting cover crops.

Nose Pump

Nose Pump

Pasture pump keeps livestock out of stream- borrow for a trial period!

Weed Wrenches

Weed wrenches are ideal for pulling woody weeds like Scotch broom and spurge laurel.

Stream Simulator

Stream Simulator

Teach students the principles of watershed and stream dynamics with this interactive model.

Soil Quality Test Kit

Soil Quality Testing Kit

Kit includes 12 easy-to-do tests that measure physical, chemical,and biological health of soil.

Soil Samping Equipment

Borrow our soil augers and probes.

Teacher Resources

measure infiltration rates

We make our teaching supplies available to you! Lessons and supporting materials on a variety of topics.