Brown SWCD News

2021 Tree Program Update

Brown SWCD has the following inventory available as of March 23. Contact Alan Gleisner at the Brown SWCD office if you are interested in placing an order. Red Pine, 7-15″, Bare Root Conifer (1 bundle) Quantity per bundle is 25…Continue Reading →

Walk-In Access Enrollment

The enrollment period for Walk-In Access opens on March 15 and goes through May 14. This year, landowners can receive $18 per acre enrolled. Parcels that are 40 acres or larger with natural cover and enrolled in a conservation easement…Continue Reading →

2020 Conservation Update

Each year the Brown SWCD office publishes an annual Conservation Update newsletter with a variety of articles focusing on conservation topics from the past year. Thank You to all advertisers for making the publication possible! Click here to view our…Continue Reading →

Scholarship Opportunity

MASWCD Area VI Association of SWCDs is offering a scholarship opportunity for local seniors.  There are two scholarships available to high school seniors residing within one of the eleven counties that make up the Area VI region, Brown County being…Continue Reading →

Brown SWCD – COVID-19 Operations

Effective Tuesday, May 26, 2020, the Brown SWCD office will resume in-person services, preferably by appointment. We want to continue to serve our customers in the best and safest manner possible.  Therefore, when coming into our office building, we ask…Continue Reading →


Brown SWCD is now accepting tree orders for the 2021 planting season.  Order deadline is Friday, February 26, 2021 or until stock is depleted. Tree planting service is no longer available. Several hardwood and evergreen species are available. Trees are…Continue Reading →


Minnesota CREP Option for Landowners Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program (CREP) WHAT IS CREP? CREP is a voluntary conservation program that combines federal and state programs across prioritized portions of Minnesota. CREP combines the popular Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) with a…Continue Reading →