Isanti Soil & Water Conservation District

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Trees provide many benefits to the environment including providing habitat, reducing green house gas emissions, reducing urban heat island effect, improve air quality, and more! Here is information to care for and plant your trees. 

 The first step is to pick a tree that is right for you. Need help picking a tree? The DNR has a guide to help you through it. You can also see a list of recommended trees for Minnesota. 

Next, you will need to plant it. Different methods should be used for bareroot seedlings or containerized trees. This webpage takes you through each method. 

Finally, you must know how to Care for your tree including pruning, watering and mulching. 


If you are looking to purchase trees- each year the Isanti SWCD has a tree sale. Orders can be placed online.