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. See below for announcements and our calendar of events.


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January 28th, 2020 - February 4th, 2020 Oil and Gas Lease Auction

Tuesday, January 28, 2020 at 10:00 am

Categories: all, Minerals

The following tracts will be offered beginning on January 28th, 2020 and concluding on February 4th, 2020 on EnergyNet

Tract Listing 

Energy Infrastructure and Impact Office (EIIO) Grant Announcement

Friday, January 31, 2020 at 05:01 pm

Categories: all, EIIO

The Board of University and School Lands (Land Board) announces a contingency grant available to oil and gas development-impacted political subdivisions including cities, counties, school districts, and other taxing districts. The Energy Infrastructure and Impact Office (EIIO) will accept applications from eligible political subdivisions through 5:00 p.m. CST on January 31, 2020. Late applications will not be considered.

Full Grant Announcement

February 27, 2020 Land Board Meeting

Thursday, February 27, 2020 at 09:00 am

Categories: all, Land Board

The Land Board will meet for its regular meeting on February 27th at 9:00 AM in the Governor's Conference Room. Land Board meeting materials will be provided closer to the meeting date.