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Monday - Friday 7:30 to 4:30

Closed Federal Holidays


1400 West Main Street

Albert Lea, MN 56007


507-373-5607 ext. 3

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Upcoming Board Meeting: April 9th at 6 p.m. held via conference call

Contact us for information

ATTENTION:  Farmers, rural landowners, and Freeborn County citizens

During this unprecedented time Freeborn County SWCD Staff can be contacted via email as we will have limited phone access:

Phone: 1-507-320-3725

Phone: 1-507-320-3728

Phone: 1-507-320-3741

We Still Have Trees Available!




1 bundle bareroot Eastern Red Cedar

1 bundle bareroot Red Pine

1 bundle bareroot White Pine

3 bundles bareroot Black Hills Spruce

5 bundles bareroot Colorado Spruce

1 bundle bareroot Nanking Cherry


2 one-gallon Red Pine

19 two-gallon White Pine

4 two-gallon Norway Spruce

2 one-gallon Colorado Spruce

4 one-gallon Meyer Spruce

 1 one-gallon Eastern Red Cedar

Thinking about implementing cover crops or structural practices? We have cost share available for many practices. Stop down at the NRCS/SWCD office to see if you may be elligible! 

Our Mission

To serve the residents of Freeborn County by creating an awareness of soil and water resource concerns, by offering practical alternatives to manage these concerns, and by providing technical assistance (as local resources allow) to apply and maintain best management practices (BMPs) that impact water quality while sustaining soil productivity and land-user profits.

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"Make your life a masterpiece; imagine no limitations on what you can be, have or do."

 -Brian Tracy

With so much going on in the world today sometimes we just need to take a step back and make our lives a masterpiece do so with some

 Free Printable Coloring Sheets from The Water Education Group

Freeborn County Soil and Water Conservation District