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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.

2013 Annual Meeting
BSWCD Annual Meeting Includes Thought-Provoking Talk about the History of Native People Here
Andrea Davis | January 14, 2014

At the BSWCD Annual Meeting, Dr. David Brauner, OSU professor of anthropology, shared a glimpse of the little-known history of native peoples in this area.

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2014 Conservation Resolutions
Heath Keirstead | December 23, 2013

Here at BSWCD we focus on conservation – well, a lot! And it turns out that our partners do too!

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

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

A Word from Your Local NRCS Representative
Thomas Snyder | September 18, 2013

Learn a little more about your local NRCS representative in Benton County

Karen Hans and tourists at Dixon Creek/Willamette Confluence © H. Keirstead
Self-Guided Creek Tour Brochures
Heath Keirstead | September 17, 2013

Print off some Urban Creek Tour brochures and view beautiful sites around Corvallis and Philomath!

Crystal and her wild bounty & copy; M. Knight
Adventures in Wild Harvesting
Crystal Durbecq | September 6, 2013

Everyone needs hobbies, one of mine happens to be the harvesting of wild edibles.

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Brochures Available Online
Heath Keirstead | February 5, 2013

Worm bins, creek tours, sustainable living, oh my!

Conservation Community 2011
Thanks to Our Volunteers and Partners!
Heath Keirstead | August 21, 2011

Highlights from the conservation community!

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2007-2010 Photo Gallery
Heath Keirstead | August 16, 2010

Check out some pictures from the past.

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