Willamette trip summer 2013 © C. Durbecq

July 6, 2020
  • BSWCD Monthly Board Meeting

    July 6, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    This will be a virtual meeting--details TBD

    A Board Meeting of the Benton Soil and Water Conservation District will be held on July 6, 2020 at 6:00 pm. This meeting, which will be held virtually, is open to the public. If you would like to attend, please call 541-231-2615 for instructions.

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July 8, 2020
  • Cancelled - Ethnobotany River Trip with Grand Ronde

    July 8, 2020 @ 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
    Willamette River, Oregon, USA

    Due to continued pandemic restrictions, we have to cancel this year's ethnobotany float. We hope to offer it next summer! 

    Explore ethnobotany along the Willamette River as we float the Corvallis stretch of the Willamette with colleagues from The Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde.
    To sign up, email lbrown@bentonswcd.org

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July 11, 2020
  • Cancelled - Second Saturday Arts: Bird Banner Painting

    July 11, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    The Arts Center, 700 SW Madison Ave, Corvallis, OR 97333, USA

    We won''t be able to offer this Second Saturday partnership, but will reschedule when conditions are safer!
    Birds with Benton Soil & Water Conservation District- Together Benton Soil & Water Conservation District and The Arts Center are celebrating our backyard birdlife! Lots of activities for the bird lovers including painting a beautiful banner designed for us by local artist Caroline Moses.

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July 15, 2020
  • Cancelled - Paddle and Pull Event

    July 15, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
    Willamette River, Oregon, USA

    Due to ongoing COVID-19 concerns, we must cancel this event, but we are looking into alternative ways to engage you in river exploration!  

    PADDLE & PULL (one of three paddle and pulls for 2020!)

    Join us to pull invasives from the Willamette River in the stretch between Sam Dawes and Peoria!

    To sign up, email lbrown@bentonswcd.org.

     

     

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July 23, 2020
  • Cancelled - Paddle and Pull Event

    July 23, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
    Willamette River, Oregon, USA

    Due to ongoing COVID-19 concerns, we must cancel this event, but we are looking into alternative ways to engage you in river exploration!  

    PADDLE & PULL (one of three paddle and pulls for 2020!)

    Join us to pull invasives from the Willamette River in the stretch between Michaels Landing and Hyak Park!

    To sign up, email lbrown@bentonswcd.org.

     

     

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August 3, 2020
  • BSWCD Monthly Board Meeting

    August 3, 2020 @ 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 13, 2020
  • Cancelled - Paddle and Pull Event

    August 13, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
    Willamette River, Oregon, USA

    Due to ongoing COVID-19 concerns, we must cancel this event, but we are looking into alternative ways to engage you in river exploration!  

    PADDLE & PULL (one of three paddle and pulls for 2020!)

    Join us to pull invasives from the Willamette River in the stretch between Crystal Lake to Michaels Landing!

    To sign up, email lbrown@bentonswcd.org.

     

     

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August 20, 2020
September 7, 2020
  • BSWCD Monthly Board Meeting

    September 7, 2020 @ 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 17, 2020
  • Salmon Watch Volunteer Training

    September 17, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
    The Albany Senior Center, 489 NE Water Ave, Albany, OR 97321, USA

    Interested in watershed health, fish and wildlife or environmental education?
    Want to help our youth experience the great outdoors while immersed in watershed science?
    Sign up to volunteer with Linn Benton Salmon Watch! 
    TRAINING: Attend one of three free trainings to learn how to lead the field stations. 
     
    Click date to RSVP: 

    1. Thurs., Aug. 20, 12-4pm at the Waterloo County Park, Lebanon 
    2. Thurs., Sept. 17, 9am-1pm at Albany Senior Center 
    3. Sat., Oct. 10,  9am-1pm at Bald Hill Farmhouse 

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September 18, 2020
  • PARK(ing) Day

    September 18, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 5:30 pm
    456 SW Monroe Ave, Corvallis, OR 97333, USA

    Around the globe, people are celebrating the international PARK(ing) Day, an initiative to promote re-thinking of public space. It always takes place the 3rd Friday of September. The idea is to transform parking lots into parks, playgrounds, BBQ parties, gardens...Grey parking places are being transformed into a liveable and creative space.

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September 26, 2020
  • Native Bulb and Seed Sale

    September 26, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
    Central Park, 650 NW Monroe Ave, Corvallis, OR 97333, USA

    Boost world happiness: provide native blooms for pollinators! We posit that seeing bees buzzing about, watching butterflies flutter and spying spritely hummingbirds is good for your soul! Purchase a variety of native bulbs and seeds from BSWCD at Fall Festival. Find us in the Sponsor Area by the old fountain, between the food vendors and the art booths.

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September 27, 2020
  • Native Bulb and Seed Sale

    September 27, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Central Park, 650 NW Monroe Ave, Corvallis, OR 97333, USA

    Boost world happiness: provide native blooms for pollinators! We posit that seeing bees buzzing about, watching butterflies flutter and spying spritely hummingbirds is good for your soul! Purchase a variety of native bulbs and seeds from BSWCD at Fall Festival. Find us in the Sponsor Area by the old fountain, between the food vendors and the art booths.

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October 3, 2020
  • GREAT WILLAMETTE CLEANUP

    October 3, 2020
    Various locations along the Willamette River

    Save the Date for the GREAT WILLAMETTE CLEANUP!

    Help us keep our river clean! Join with us and our colleagues from Willamette Riverkeeper.

    Check back in August for information on signing up.

    Times will vary by site.

     

     

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October 5, 2020
  • BSWCD Monthly Board Meeting

    October 5, 2020 @ 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 10, 2020
November 2, 2020
  • BSWCD Monthly Board Meeting

    November 2, 2020 @ 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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December 7, 2020
  • BSWCD Monthly Board Meeting

    December 7, 2020 @ 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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January 4, 2021
  • BSWCD Monthly Board Meeting

    January 4, 2021 @ 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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