Annual Report

front cover of the 2019-202 annual report

View our annual report!

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Water Weeds: Guide to Aquatic Weeds for Benton County

Cover of the Water Weed Guide

This fresh 2020 edition of the water weed guide includes 18 aquatic weeds of concern for Benton County and their native and non-native look-alikes. Attend a river workshop to receive your print copy for free!

View or download a pdf of the guide!

Invasive Species Alerts

Bullsfoot Alert

We’ve created flyers for some of the invasive species that are only known to exist in small populations in Benton County. Learn these weeds to help stop their spread, now while their numbers are relatively low!

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Benton County Rural Living Handbook

Rural Living Handbook

Benton SWCD is happy to provide you with this practical and easy to use guide to the rural lifestyle for new and prospective rural property owners. Topics range from being neighborly to pasture management. You can view, print or even purchase the Handbook.

Read the Handbook.

Horizons Newsletter

2014 NPS Horizons issue

Horizons is our newsletter. We publish two hard copies and four e-newsletters annually.

Read Horizons!

Making Ripples Newsletter for Educators

ripples © T. Matteson

The Making Ripples Education Newsletters are designed to help educators teach students about the environment and conservation.

Make some ripples!


Soil Texture Brochure

We have an assortment of brochures to inform you on topics from urban creeks to vermicompost!

Peruse our brochures.

Water-efficient Plants of the Willamette Valley

Water-efficient Plants for the Willamette Valley cover

This publication will help you conserve water in your landscape by using native and drought tolerant plants.

Find out more!

The Oregon Rain Garden Guide


A Step-by-Step Guide to Landscaping for Clean Water and Healthy Streams, created by Oregon Sea Grant Extension, Oregon State University.

More about the guide.