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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Notice of Director Elections

SWCD director elections occur every two years during the General Election. The date for the General Election this year is November 8, 2016. ODA serves as the elections officer. Contact the Benton SWCD office if you have any questions. Click the button for election procedures, necessary qualifications, and deadlines for submission of forms.

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From grant announcements to community events, we keep you informed.

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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

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Workshop participants explore soil properties. © Marion B.

The Dirt

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  • 8/1
    Benton SWCD Board Meeting
  • 8/19
    Special Event: Building Resilient Cropping Systems and Conserving Water
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