This website is an ongoing project with contributions from many staff members and friends of the Benton Soil and Water Conservation District.

Photography Credits

Thank you so much to our many talented photographers for generously donating photos to dress up our site.

8mm & Other Stuff, Flickr
Alain.jotterand, Wikimedia Commons
Alison Fox, University of Florida
Algirdas, Wikimedia Commons
Andrew Napier
Anne Bartow, Wikimedia Commons/NRCS Corvallis Plant Materials Center
Anne Burgess, Wikimedia Commons
Annette Higinbotham
Aroche, Wikimedia Commons
Barry Rice,, University of Georgia
Bart Everson, Wikimedia Commons
bengt-re, Flickr
Bob Nowierski, Montana State University
born1945, Flickr
Bouba, Wikimedia Commons
Bruce Ackley, The Ohio State University
Caleb Slemmons, University of Maine
Catherine Herms, The Ohio State University
Charles T. Bryson, USDA Agricultural Research Service
Chris Bentley
Chris Evans, Illinois Wildlife Action Plan
Christian Fischer, Wikimedia Commons
Chuck Bargeron, University of Georgia
Cindy Roche,
Clarence E Jones 3, Flickr
Crusier, Wikimedia Commons
Crystal Durbecq, Benton Soil & Water Conservation District
Dasha, Wikimedia Commons
Dave Powell, USDA Forest Service
David Cappaert, Michigan State University
Dee Brausch, Dee Brausch Photography
Dendroica cerulea, Flickr
Diane Wilson, DiscoverLife
Donna Schmitz, Benton Soil & Water Conservation District
Dominique Jacquin Wikimedia Commons
Eitan f, Wikimedia Commons
Eric Coombs, Oregon Department of Agriculture
Forest & Kim Starr, Starr Environmental
Franz Xaver, Wikimedia Commons
Gentry George, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
Gilles San Martin, Flickr via Wikimedia Commons
Glenn Miller, Oregon Department of Agriculture
Gordon Leppig & Andrea J. Pickart, Wikimedia Commons
Graves Lovell, Alabama Department of Conservation & Natural Resources
Haagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven, Flickr
Heath Keirstead, Benton Soil & Water Conservation District
Henry Storch, Old Blue Seed Co.
Holly Crosson, Benton Soil & Water Conservation District
Holly Outlaw, Flickr
J Brew, Flickr
James H. Miller, USDA Forest Service
Jamie Nielsen, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Cooperative Extension Service
Jan Samanek, State Phytosanitary Administration
Jeff Hess, 9.82 Photography
Jerry Friedman, Wikimedia Commons
Jim Ordway, Instagram
Joan Simon, Flickr
Jodiepedia, Flickr
John Cardina, The Ohio State University
John D. Byrd, Mississippi State University
John M. Randall, The Nature Conservancy
John R. Seiler, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Joseph LaForest, University of Georgia
Joseph M. DiTomaso, University of California, Davis
Joseph O’Brien, USDA Forest Service
Karan A. Rawlins, University of Georgia
Karelj, Wikimedia Commons
Karen Hans, Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife
Kathy Munsel, Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife
Keith Edkins, Wikimedia Commons
Keith Weller, USDA Agricultural Research Service
Ken French, Oregon Department of Agriculture
Kevin Cole, Flickr
Kor!An, Wikimedia Commons
Kristian Peters, Wikimedia Commons
Lesley Ingram, University of Georgia
Leslie J. Mehrhoff, University of Connecticut
Linda Spashett, Wikimedia Commons
Linda Wilson, University of Idaho
Liz Graham, Benton Soil & Water Conservation District
Lynette Schimming, DiscoverLife
Mark Schwarzlander, University of Idaho
Mary Ellen (Mel) Harte, University of Georgia
Matt Lavin, Montana State University
Matt Reinbold, Wikimedia Commons
Michael Shephard, USDA Forest Service
Miwasatoshi, Wikimedia Commons
Miya, Wikimedia Commons
Montana Statewide Noxious Weed Awareness and Education Program Archive, Montana State University
MPF, Wikimedia Commons
Nancy Lowenstein, Auburn University
Nanna Borcherdt, Sitka Conservation Society
Nathan Hobrath, University of Georgia
Norbert Frank, University of West Hungary
Ohio State Weed Lab Archive, The Ohio State University
Okapi, Wikimedia Commons
Pat Breen, Oregon State University Department of Horticulture
Paul Wray, Iowa State University
PlantProtector, Wikimedia Commons
Randy Smith, Wikimedia Commons
Randy Westbrooks, U.S. Geological Survey
Rasbak, Wikimedia Commons
Rebekah D. Wallace, University of Georgia
Richard Schmitz
Rick Johnson, Thurston County
Rod Gilbert, USFWS
Rob Routledge, Sault College
Robert Vid├ęki, Doronicum Kft.
Seven Oaks Native Nursery
Sheryl Pollock, Discover Life
Sten Porse, Wikimedia Commons
Stephen Ausmus, USDA
Steve Dewey, Utah State University
stevehdc, Flickr
Steve Manning, Invasive Plant Control
Steven Katovich, USDA Forest Service
Teresa Matteson
Terry L. Spivey, Terry Spivey Photography
Tessa Jelten, Corvallis School District Student
Tom Brandt, Flickr
Tom Forney, Oregon Department of Agriculture
Tom Heutte, USDA Forest Service
Tom Radulovich, Wikimedia Commons
Troy Evans, Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Srl, Wikimedia Commons
Umatilla County Extension
Utah State University Archive, Utah State University
Virginia Tech Weed Identification Guide Archive, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Walter Siegmund, Wikimedia Commons & Flickr
Washington State University Archive, Washington State University
Weed Science Society of America, Oregon Department of Agriculture
William & Wilma Follette, USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / USDA NRCS
William M. Ciesla, Forest Health Management International
Wisconsin State Herbarium, Oregon Department of Agriculture
Xemenendura, Wikimedia Commons

Content and Orchestration

Heath Keirstead is the website’s project manager, writing and editing much of the text on the site and working to pull all the pieces together.

Website Design and Development

Our website was designed by Amy Williams and developed by Donna McMaster. Thanks to the developers and communities who build and support WordPress, Roots, and Bootstrap.