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Ludwigia hexapetala inlet © A. Neill
Aquatic Weed Guide for Benton County and Beyond
Heath Keirstead | July 9, 2015

Learn to identify 12 pernicious plants that threaten our waterways.

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Flour Power on the Mill Race: 2015 Urban Creek Tour
Heath Keirstead | May 6, 2015

Local experts will lead you on a free guided tour of the Mill Race on May 30th.

Volunteers who planted 154 native trees and shrubs along the Mill Race in April of 2015.
The Mill Race: Community Interest on the Rise
Regina Southworth | May 6, 2015

Learn about the projects that are planned and underway to improve the Mill Race aesthetically, hydrologically, and ecologically.

Fischer's Flour Mill. Benton County Historical Society and Museum Collection (Harriet Moore collection) #1990-068.1292
Industry Generated by the Corvallis Mill Race
Regina Southworth | May 6, 2015

The Mill Race is a short but significant waterway that turned Corvallis into a major economic force for the Willamette Valley. Find out how it all began.

Goat munching ivy
Goats: Hungry to Help You Control Weeds!
Heath Keirstead | August 15, 2014

Goats are becoming a more common weed control option- find out why.

beaver © stevehdc
Are You a Beaver Believer?
Heath Keirstead | May 12, 2014

How you feel about beavers probably depends on where you live and what your experiences with them have been. Not everyone who has beavers on their property wants to keep them around. According to a recent survey of Oregonians, respondents who have experienced beaver impacts are less likely to take advantage of incentives for retaining

Riparian Planting © D. Schmitz
The Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program Wants to Pay You!
Donna Schmitz | March 6, 2014

Do you have a streamside or riverside area on land you manage? You could get paid to take this land out of production!

Bee pollinating a camas flower near the Willamette River. © M. Evelyn
Findings from the Willamette River Vegetative Survey and Assessment
Crystal Durbecq | January 15, 2014

The first project of the Willamette Mainstem Cooperative (WMC) was a two-year survey of plants and habitat. Dick Brainerd summed up the findings in a report that is being used as a management tool. This post summarizes the report’s findings.

Happenings at Oak Creek Center for Urban Horticulture
Donna Schmitz | September 26, 2013

An inside look at the Oak Creek Center for Urban Horticulture.

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Journey of an Ancient Stream – Oak Creek in Corvallis
Heath Keirstead | September 4, 2013

View this charming video to follow the journey of Oak Creek in Corvallis, Oregon.

Teresa Matteson stands in front of a large oval culvert
Fish Passage
Heath Keirstead | July 2, 2013

The goal of the Benton Fish Passage Improvement Project was identifying, prioritizing, and planning fish passage and stream restoration projects throughout Benton County.

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