Tree Planting Equipment & Supplies

The Winnebago County Land & Water Conservation Department offers equipment rental and supply sales to aid landowners who are planting trees in large quantities. We have tree planter equipment available to rent as well as planter bars, fertilizer tablets, generic gel, stakes, tree tubes and more available for purchase. Looking for a local tree/shrub sale? Here are a couple options. Pre-orders usually happen in fall, with tree pick-up in April/May.

  • Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Annual Tree & Shrub Sale
    • Trees/shrubs must be pre-ordered, open from October - March (or while supplies last) 
    • The minimum order is (a) a packet of at least 300 trees and/or shrubs, (b) 500 shrubs or (c) 1000 trees
    • Trees/Shrubs are grown by the DNR's Griffith State Nursery
    • Tree pick-up is coordinated by the Winnebago County Land & Water Dept. in partnership with the DNR. Orders will be available for pick-up in April/May (date TBD annually) from the James P Coughlin Building, 625 E County Road Y, Oshkosh
  • Outagamie County Land Conservation Tree & Shrub Sale
    • All Tree & Shrubs are sold in Bundles of 25. Orders are limited to 12 bundles (300 seedlings).
    • Pre-order opens in November
    • Tree seedlings are ordered from nurseries that supply quality stock.  
    • Tree pick-up notifications will be sent in March, with pick-up happening in April

 

Tree Planting Equipment & Supplies

All rentals subject to 5% sales tax. To rent any of the equipment listed below, please contact the Land and Water Conservation Department at (920) 232-1950 or (920) 727-8642

Items Qty Rental Fee

Tree Planter Bars

Tree Planter

5

$40 deposit

$10 rental charge

($30 refundable)

 

Forester Tree Planter

  • Lighter duty
  • 3 point lift
  • Requires min. 40 h.p. tractor
Forest Tree Planter

2

$20 per 1,000 trees planted

($40 min. within county)

Rental Contract required.

 

$25 per 1,000 trees planted

($50 min. outside county)

Rental Contract required.

 

Sturgeon Bay Tree Planter

  • Heavy duty, suitable for clay soils
  • 3 point lift
  • Requires min. 40 h.p. tractor

Sturgeon Bay Tree Planter in use

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2

Same as Forester's rental rates. 

Rental Contract required.

Truax Hand Seeder

1

$20 rental rate within county

$25 rental rate outside county

Rental Contract required.

 

 Item Price Qty Notes

Fertilizer Tablets

Fertilizer Tablets

$3.50

 

25

 

Slow release, 10 gram tablets, 20% nitrogen, 10% phosphorus, 5% potash

Generic Gel

Generic Gel

$1.50

2 oz.

Each 2 oz. bag treats 250 transplants or 500 seedlings

Tree Planting Bars

Tree planting Bars

$55.00

ea.

Heavy duty, all steel, 4" wide - 12.5" long blade

Tubex Tree Shelters

$4.45

ea.

4' tube includes 4' wood stake and mesh netting

Tubex Tree Shelters

$3.50

ea.

4' tube with mesh netting

Photo Degradable Netting (12' width)

$0.26

lin. ft.

 

Netting Stakes

$0.12

ea.

For staking degradable netting

3 ft. Stake

$0.50

ea.

 

4 ft. Stake

$0.95

ea.