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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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