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McDonald Forest outside Corvallis © C. Durbecq
McDonald Forest outside Corvallis © C. Durbecq

Rural Living Guide

As more people move to Benton County, the rural/urban buffers are shrinking. Some urban residents are now living next door to rural agricultural producers. To protect the agricultural and ecological values that the county’s natural resources provide to the region, new and current residents require easy access to practical information.

An image of this small evergreen shrub with cluster of small, bring white flowers. Photo by Matt Lavin.CC BY SA 2.0
An image of this small evergreen shrub with cluster of small, bring white flowers. Photo by Matt Lavin.CC BY SA 2.0

Successful Country Living

This requires neighborly cooperation. Your practices can impact your neighbor’s property and their practices can impact you. Meet some of the locals to better understand the community character and dynamics. View the guide.

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