Brush & Tree Disposal

Brush Site - for residents only

Located 245 McCulley Road (between Bayside Road and Wolverton Place or Deborah Drive).


Acceptable Materials: Twigs, Branches or Trees

State law prohibits disposal of brush and tree waste in landfills or solid waste facilities. View Hennepin County yard and tree waste disposal locations.


  • Small Brush Disposal Fire
  • Large Brush Disposal Fire
  • Prairie Management Burns

Apply for a burning permit - it’s free! Burning permits are subject to restrictions and inspections. There are also times during the year that burning bans are enforced by the Department of Natural Resources. No burning is allowed during a burning ban, call before every burn 651-772-7930.


The City of Orono will be providing Christmas tree drop-off sites throughout the month of January. Christmas trees only (no metal stands, etc.).  Orono residents may leave trees at marked area for each location listed.

  • Antoine Park
  • Bederwood Park
  • Casco Point Ice Rink
  • Crystal Bay Park
  • Hackberry Park

Shoreline Alterations

Shoreline alterations are not permitted without a permit in the 0 to 75 foot zone! This includes aquatic plant removal, tree removal and clear cutting is never allowed!