At the District we want to benefit our wildlife by creating and implementing wildlife habitat plantings. We'd like to accomplish this by offering our services to our farmers, landowners, and land managers
Wildlife In Our County
In Benton County, our critical areas are home to many native wildlife species that are incredibly important to the sustained function of our Shrub-steppe ecosystems. These include but are not limited to elk, burrowing owl, chukar, mule deer, sagebrush sparrow, Townsend’s ground squirrel, jackrabbit, black-tailed jackrabbit, desert nightsnake, prairie falcon, Swainson's hawk, breeding areas for state-threatened ferruginous hawk,and habitat for other sagebrush-obligate species.
Joseph V. Higbee
Townsend's Ground Squirrel