Grants for Landowners

manure management

Benton SWCD’s Conservation Incentive Program, funded through local property taxes, is available to help Benton County implement conservation practices on their land. The program’s primary goals are to protect and maintain water and soil quality.

Discover financial assistance opportunities.

Education Grants and Scholarships

Shoot for the moon! © H. Keirstead

We offer grants and scholarships for educators and students. See what we can do for you.

Funds for conservation education...

Mailing Lists


Get the updates you want from Benton SWCD and the conservation community. Join one of our general or topic-specific mailing lists.

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View a list of publications we offer to you for free or at a very reasonable cost.

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Benton SWCD’s Store

BSWCD shop

T-shirts, caps, mugs and more! See what we sell in our on-line store! Order items that sport our new logo and other great designs we’ve produced over the years. Soil Rocks is a must-see!

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Equipment and Supplies

Weed Spotters after pulling Scotch Broom at Half Moon Bend

We offer a variety of equipment, tools and supplies that you may use for your conservation projects.

Resources for loan!

Lessons and Class Materials

Working with Jefferson Elementary student on soil study © Tessa Jelten

We’ve designed natural resources lessons and class materials that we’re happy to share.

Natural resources lessons...

Native Plant Database

Sword Fern Fiddle Head

Visit our native plant database to see images and learn all about beautiful plants that are native to the Willamette Valley. Many of these plants are sold during our annual Native Plant Sale.

Native plant information


Waldorf Arboretum

Several local schools have native plant arboretums. View the maps and associated plant descriptions, and consider visiting these sites to see what the native plants look like in person.

Visit local native plant gardens...

Frequently Asked Questions

Answers to frequently asked questions like where to pay your water bill and more!

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