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North Dakota Game and Fish Department pays $718K in property taxes

The 2021 in-lieu-of-tax payments are the same as property taxes paid by private landowners.

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BISMARCK – The North Dakota Game and Fish Department recently paid more than $718,000 in taxes to counties in which it owns or leases land. The 2021 in-lieu-of-tax payments are the same as property taxes paid by private landowners.

The Game and Fish Department manages more than 200,000 acres for wildlife habitat and public hunting in 51 counties. The department does not own or manage any land in Traill or Renville counties.

READ MORE N.D. GAME AND FISH DEPARTMENT COVERAGE:
The PLOTS Guide, which features information on walk-in tracts, also includes public land hunting access information, including more than 200 wildlife management areas totaling about 220,000 acres.

Following is a list of counties and the tax payments received.

  • Adams: $188.65.
  • Barnes: $6,698.85.
  • Benson: $5,041.29.
  • Billings: $289.80.
  • Bottineau: $6,659.40.
  • Bowman: $2,278.57.
  • Burke: $1,275.83.
  • Burleigh: $26,269.81.
  • Cass: $7,908.60.
  • Cavalier: $14,896.63.
  • Dickey: $13,598.38.
  • Divide: $2,460.37.
  • Dunn: $5,691.13.
  • Eddy: $6,705.08.
  • Emmons: $6,969.02.
  • Foster: $1,449.53.
  • Golden Valley: $169.75.
  • Grand Forks: $15,017.82.
  • Grant: $1,240.37.
  • Griggs: $101.89.
  • Hettinger: $4,797.87.
  • Kidder: $12,317.52.
  • LaMoure: $10,845.98.
  • Logan: $422.37.
  • McHenry: $1,693.92.
  • McIntosh: $10,029.29.
  • McKenzie: $35,374.75.
  • McLean: $130,467.84.
  • Mercer: $23,702.99.
  • Morton: $25,459.76.
  • Mountrail: $6,747.28.
  • Nelson: $6,199.99.
  • Oliver: $2,512.79.
  • Pembina: $11,163.89.
  • Pierce: $3,279.22.
  • Ramsey: $16,613.75.
  • Ransom: $2,141.83.
  • Richland: $18,437.69.
  • Rolette: $58,854.22.
  • Sargent: $20,589.68.
  • Sheridan: $84,201.15.
  • Sioux: $318.21.
  • Slope: $1,993.35.
  • Stark: $5,632.41.
  • Steele: $10,637.84.
  • Stutsman: $5,601.63.
  • Towner: $2,476.61.
  • Walsh: $10,215.94.
  • Ward: $58.90.
  • Wells: $62,208.26.
  • Williams: $8,475.96.
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