Welcome to the North Dakota Department of Trust Lands.
Use this website to see how we impact the funding of North Dakota schools, find upcoming Trust Land auctions, download or submit official forms, and search for unclaimed property.
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Monday, November 29, 2021 at 09:00 am - 12:00 pmCategories: Land Board
Tuesday, January 25, 2022 at 08:00 am - Tuesday, February 1, 2022 at 05:00 pmCategories: Minerals
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The Department of Trust Lands on behalf of the Board of University & School Lands conducted surface lease auctions in October of 2021.
The most recent Department of Trust Lands' Biennial Report - 2019 - 2021 Biennial Report
For the Department's historical reports please visit https://www.land.nd.gov/resources/biennial-reports.
Thank you for visiting our website to process your application. The Department of Trust Lands is in the process of switching over to their new Land Management software. During this time, to process your application, please contact the Department at 701-328-2800 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for a Right of Way applications or email@example.com for all other surface related applications. When you contact us, please let us know which application process you need assistance with and we will get you to the correct expert.
THANK YOU FOR YOUR CONTINUED SUPPORT OF NORTH DAKOTA EDUCATION THROUGH YOUR BUSINESS WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF TRUST LANDS.
The North Dakota Department of Trust lands has expanded its policy addressing Livestock Water Developments in the Badlands Water Adjustment Region. The policy has been modified as follows:
The Department of Trust Lands provides up to 100% of the development cost of permanent improvements. Please read our The Department of Trust Land's Drought Management Newsletter for more information.