Resources Overview

Everyone has a role to play in the conservation of natural resources. We are here to help you access the tools you need to protect and maintain natural resources like soil, water, and wildlife habitat.

    Native Plants Database

    This searchable database of plants native to the mid-Willamette Valley can help you become more familiar with the stars of healthy local habitats.

    oblong spurge flowers
    oblong spurge flowers

    Invasive Plants Database

    Our searchable database can help you learn about the invasive plants that threaten Benton County’s habitats and agricultural lands.

    Request Support

    If you would like to have our resource conservationist come out to visit your site and discuss your concerns/issues/practices, please email Donna Schmitz ( Put “site visit” in the subject line and let her know what type of property you manage (crop land, pasture, forest, streambank, suburban lot, etc.), and a little bit about your concerns (erosion, habitat, manure, weeds, etc.).

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