Our Conservation Partners Include…
- USDA Natural Resource Conservation Service – Benton SWCD works with the local NRCS office to provide technical assistance to Benton County residents.
- Benton County, Oregon Department of Agriculture, local businesses, donations and other fundraising efforts fund district operations and activities.
- Oregon State University Extension Service, Benton County – Extension works with us closely on several of our projects and programs, including Teen Weed Spotters and the Soil Quality Network.
- Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board (OWEB) – To support implementation of the Oregon Plan for Salmon and Watersheds, OWEB offers $100,000 per biennium through Benton SWCD. These funds are for on-the-ground projects that will benefit “water quality, water quantity, and fish and wildlife. Small grants are limited to $10,000 per landowner.
Benton SWCD Also Works With…
- Marys River Watershed Council
- Alsea Watershed Council
- Cascade Pacific Resource Conservation & Development (RC&D)
- Long Tom Watershed Council
- Luckiamute Watershed Council
- Benton County OSU Extension Service
- OSU Extension 4-H Wildlife Stewards
- Corvallis Environmental Center
Volunteers are our partners too!
Find out how you can get involved.