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Flour Power on the Mill Race: 2015 Urban Creek Tour
Heath Keirstead | May 6, 2015

Local experts will lead you on a free guided tour of the Mill Race on May 30th.

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Goats: Hungry to Help You Control Weeds!
Heath Keirstead | August 15, 2014

Goats are becoming a more common weed control option- find out why.

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Wear our logo on your sleeve…or your water bottle
Heath Keirstead | July 3, 2014

Benton SWCD has opened the doors of our new store! Come see what we have to offer!

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Are You a Beaver Believer?
Heath Keirstead | May 12, 2014

How you feel about beavers probably depends on where you live and what your experiences with them have been. Not everyone who has beavers on their property wants to keep them around. According to a recent survey of Oregonians, respondents who have experienced beaver impacts are less likely to take advantage of incentives for retaining

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Photo History of Benton County Agriculture
Heath Keirstead | March 3, 2014

You may be surprised by the agricultural transitions that have occurred in Benton County. Did you know we had hops yards, a flax growers cooperative, the largest electric hatchery on the west coast?

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2014 Conservation Resolutions
Heath Keirstead | December 23, 2013

Here at BSWCD we focus on conservation – well, a lot! And it turns out that our partners do too!

Karen Hans and tourists at Dixon Creek/Willamette Confluence © H. Keirstead
Self-Guided Creek Tour Brochures
Heath Keirstead | September 17, 2013

Print off some Urban Creek Tour brochures and view beautiful sites around Corvallis and Philomath!

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Journey of an Ancient Stream – Oak Creek in Corvallis
Heath Keirstead | September 4, 2013

View this charming video to follow the journey of Oak Creek in Corvallis, Oregon.

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Fish Passage
Heath Keirstead | July 2, 2013

The goal of the Benton Fish Passage Improvement Project was identifying, prioritizing, and planning fish passage and stream restoration projects throughout Benton County.

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Brochures Available Online
Heath Keirstead | February 5, 2013

Worm bins, creek tours, sustainable living, oh my!

Conservation Community 2011
Thanks to Our Volunteers and Partners!
Heath Keirstead | August 21, 2011

Highlights from the conservation community!

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2007-2010 Photo Gallery
Heath Keirstead | August 16, 2010

Check out some pictures from the past.

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