From the North Dakota Game and Fish Department
-- The North Dakota Game and Fish Department recently paid $434,595 in taxes to counties in which the department owns or leases land. The 2009 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 50 counties. The department does not own or manage any land in Traill or Renville counties.
For a list of counties and tax payments received, visit http://gf.nd.gov/multimedia/news/2010/04/100407.html