News

Tracts Available for Surface Lease

Tuesday, August 24, 2021

Tracts that are unleased after the spring auctions are held are offered on a first come, first served basis for the advertised minimum rent. Unleased tracts are available until August 31st.

Unleased Tracts Memorandum


Badlands Area Water Adjustment Region

Monday, August 9, 2021 at 08:00 am

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:

Badlands Area Water Adjustment Region Memorandum


Surface Tracts Available for Hay Cutting Permit

Tuesday, July 13, 2021

The following tracts are available for nominating for a hay cutting permit. 

If you are interested in nominating please call the Department and ask for the Surface Division at 328-2800. 

The permit for hay cutting will be granted through a sealed bid process after advertising in the tract's official county newspaper.

Barnes T142N, R60W Section 5 NE¼

LaMoure T135N, R66W Section 16 SE¼


Department of Trust Land's Drought Management

Monday, June 28, 2021

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.


2021 County Rents and Prices Survey Available Now

Sunday, March 21, 2021 at 08:00 pm

The Most Recent Survey - 2021 County Rents and Prices Survey

Last Year's Survey - 2020 County Rents and Prices Survey

Past Surveys can be found under the Resources tab.


Department of Trust Lands Facility

Monday, March 8, 2021 at 08:00 am

The Department of Trust Lands is open to outside guests. Appointments are not mandatory but are encouraged to ensure proper staff is available to answer your questions.

DTL focuses on safely providing service with controlled access to our facility; masks are requested.