Willamette trip summer 2013 © C. Durbecq

April 30, 2018
  • Notice of Budget Committee Meeting

    April 30, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Corvallis Chamber of Commerce, 420 NW 2nd St, Corvallis, OR 97330, USA

    A public meeting of the Budget Committee of the Benton Soil and Water Conservation District, Benton County, State of Oregon, to discuss the budget for the fiscal year July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2019, will be held at the Chamber of Commerce Meeting Room located at 420 NW 2nd Street, Corvallis Oregon. The meeting will take place on Monday, April 30, 2018 at 7:00 pm. The purpose of the meeting is to receive the budget message, and to receive comment from the public on the budget. This is a public meeting, which is handicap accessible, where deliberation of the Budget Committee will take place. Any person may appear at the meeting and discuss the proposed programs with the Budget Committee. A copy of the budget document may be inspected or obtained on or after April 24, 2018 at the Benton Soil and Water Conservation District office located at 456 SW Monroe Avenue, Suite 110 in Corvallis, between the hours of 9:00 A.M. and 4:00 P.M. Notice of this meeting will be posted on our website at www.bentonswcd.org on or before April 16, 2018.

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  • BSWCD May Board Meeting

    April 30, 2018 @ 9:10 pm - 9:45 pm

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May 5, 2018
May 6, 2018
  • Bringing Prairies Home: Prairie Loop Tour

    May 6, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

    Join us as we visit an upland prairie, wet prairie, and backyard prairie. Learn from experts what plants belong where, how to prepare for, and how to maintain these pollinator oases. Part of Natural Areas Celebration Week. Coordinated in partnership with USFWS Willamette Valley Refuge Complex Finley Refuge

    Meet at fairgrounds to carpool.

    Registration Required

    RSVP by May 4

    Sign up for the tour at http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0c4daaa828a75-bringing

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  • Bringing Prairies Home: Prairie Loop Tour

    May 6, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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May 10, 2018
  • Prairie Plant ID Walk

    May 10, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
    William L Finley National Wildlife Refuge, 26208 Finley Refuge Rd, Corvallis, OR 97333, USA

    Walk the prairie at William L. Finley Wildlife Refuge with experts and identify native prairie plants that pollinators love. Part of Natural Areas Celebration Week.                               

    Meet at Prairie Overlook.

    Family Friendly. Registration is not required.

    This event coordinated in partnership by BSWCD and USFWS Willamette Valley Refuge Complex

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May 12, 2018
  • Second Saturday Art Days

    May 12, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    The Arts Center, 700 SW Madison Ave, Corvallis, OR 97333, USA

    Join BSWCD and The Arts Center staff to use invasive plants in a creative way – make paper with them!
    This event is part of the Natural Areas Celebration Week. See Corvallis Sustainability Coalition's website for more events.

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May 19, 2018
  • Let's Pull Together Volunteer Event

    May 19, 2018
    Many locations!

    On Saturday, May 19, 2018 bring your friends, your family, your group and join in! Meet us at any one of our locations and pull weeds. Our site coordinators and on-site noxious weed experts will assist you in identifying native plants and noxious weeds.

    Let’s Pull Together to remove weeds from the places we love!

    Register now!

    Get all the details about our partners, times, and locations here: https://www.bentonswcd.org/programs/invasive-species/lets-pull/

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June 4, 2018
  • BSWCD Monthly Board Meeting

    June 4, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    456 SW Monroe Ave, Corvallis, OR 97333, USA

    The BSWCD Board meets on the first Monday of each month. Come 15 minutes early to enjoy snacks and socializing. We usually have an informational guest speaker, along with the usual board meeting agenda items. Occasionally, meetings are rescheduled, so please call before you show up. 541-753-7208

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June 23, 2018
  • Celebrate National Pollinator Week!

    June 23, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
    Corvallis Farmers' Market, NW 1st St, Corvallis, OR 97330, USA

    • Oregon is leading the nation in terms of pollinator protection. Come celebrate National Pollinator Week in Corvallis this year with a live honey bee display, beekeepers, a bee petting zoo with some of our wild native bee males (male bees don’t have stingers, but they are beautiful and furry), pollinator gardening tips from the Master Gardeners and all the bee questions you can muster answered by top bee biologists from Oregon State University. Grab some veggies at the market and come join us celebrate the rich endowment of Oregon bees.

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July 2, 2018
  • BSWCD Monthly Board Meeting

    July 2, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    456 SW Monroe Ave, Corvallis, OR 97333, USA

    The BSWCD Board meets on the first Monday of each month. Come 15 minutes early to enjoy snacks and socializing. We usually have an informational guest speaker, along with the usual board meeting agenda items. Occasionally, meetings are rescheduled, so please call before you show up. 541-753-7208

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August 6, 2018
  • BSWCD Monthly Board Meeting

    August 6, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    456 SW Monroe Ave, Corvallis, OR 97333, USA

    The BSWCD Board meets on the first Monday of each month. Come 15 minutes early to enjoy snacks and socializing. We usually have an informational guest speaker, along with the usual board meeting agenda items. Occasionally, meetings are rescheduled, so please call before you show up. 541-753-7208

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September 3, 2018
  • BSWCD Monthly Board Meeting

    September 3, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    456 SW Monroe Ave, Corvallis, OR 97333, USA

    The BSWCD Board meets on the first Monday of each month. Come 15 minutes early to enjoy snacks and socializing. We usually have an informational guest speaker, along with the usual board meeting agenda items. Occasionally, meetings are rescheduled, so please call before you show up. 541-753-7208

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October 1, 2018
  • BSWCD Monthly Board Meeting

    October 1, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    456 SW Monroe Ave, Corvallis, OR 97333, USA

    The BSWCD Board meets on the first Monday of each month. Come 15 minutes early to enjoy snacks and socializing. We usually have an informational guest speaker, along with the usual board meeting agenda items. Occasionally, meetings are rescheduled, so please call before you show up. 541-753-7208

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