Educators & Students

We offer grants for educators to teach about natural resources and implement conservation practices. We also provide lessons and the equipment you need to teach them.

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Funding Opportunities

Benton SWCD Conservation Education Grant for funding major or minor efforts in Natural Resources Education.

Salmon Watch Field Trips

BSWCD coordinates the Linn Benton Salmon Watch field trips for schools in Benton County. All fifth grades in Benton County are invited to participate in this excellent field trip program.

Lessons and Activities

Looking for lessons on natural science topics? Check out what we’ve created.

Related Blog Posts

elementary students at the February 2018 Family STEM Night
Bilingual Family STEAM Night
Heath Keirstead | December 30, 2021

As part of an effort to make our programming accessible and relevant to the growing Latino population, in 2018 we partnered with Lincoln School and the OSU Society for Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE) undergraduate club to develop a Bilingual Family STEM Night – a first for our area.

Connecting During COVID: Year One
Heath Keirstead | March 19, 2021

Since the coronavirus pandemic curtailed our ability to offer most in-person volunteer events, tours, workshops, talks, and other educational programming, Benton SWCD began sending out a weekly e-news to help us stay in touch. Here is a table with links to each of the e-news we’ve sent during the first year of the pandemic, from

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