Plant Programs

From aquatic to upland species, the kinds of plants found in a habitat can tell you a lot about how healthy the area is. Benton SWCD has a robust native plant outreach program with two native plant sales, searchable native plant database, resources for supporting birds, pollinators, and prairie landscapes. We can also help you with invasive plants – our website offers a searchable database, weed ID flyers, and annual events. See what we have for you.

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Lauren Pharr | April 28, 2021

In my blog post The Native Link: The Importance of Native Plants to Birds, I describe the importance of native plants to the ecosystem, and more specifically, how birds benefit from native plants. But what exactly is the problem with nonnative, and more specifically invasive, plants and how do they affect birds and the ecosystem

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