ACD Tree and Shrub Sale

The Anoka Conservation District (ACD) had our Tree and Shrub pick-up on April 25th at our office in Ham Lake. To comply with safe distancing because of COVID-19, the ACD created a drive through pick up so customers did not have to get out of their vehicles. The District sold over 20,500 trees this year. ACD offers trees for three primary reasons; 1) soil and energy conservation planting, 2) wildlife habitat plantings, and 3) native ecosystem restoration. If you would like to get on the contact list for next year's sale please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. your first and last name, telephone number and email address. Customers who ordered the prior year are auto added to the contact list.  

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SWCD Supervisor Elections

Anoka Conservation District Supervisor seats for Districts 1, 4 & 5 will be on the November 2020 ballot. This position is a four-year term and usually requires one to three meetings monthly for which a stipend is provided.

Being a supervisor is an opportunity for people concerned with natural resource management in Anoka County to become involved in policy making at the local, regional, and state levels. Generally, the Board of Supervisors sets the policy and direction of the District and entrusts the staff to follow through.

ACD has a staff of 10+ natural resource management professionals and an annual budget of $1.5M-$2M. ACD is non-regulatory and focuses on providing technical and financial assistance to landowners to implement conservation activities.

The filing period is open from May 19 through June 2, 2020. Interested parties can call Anoka County Elections office a 763-323-5275 for filing information. The filing fee is $20.

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