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.

View the list of supplies.

Seed Drill


A tool for planting cover crops.

Get the seed drill details.

Nose Pump

Nose Pump

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

View nose pump details.

Weed Wrenches

Crystal displays weed wrench use

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

Check out weed wrenches!

Soil Quality Test Kit

Soil Quality Testing Kit

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

Check out the kit!

Soil Samping Equipment

Soil Sample cropped

Borrow our soil augers and probes.

View sampling equipment.

Teacher Resources

measure infiltration rates

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

See what we can lend you.