Minnesota Statute, Section 84.027, Subd. 18 requires that the DNR reports revenue and School Trust Land management activities to the Legislative Permanent School Fund Commission biennially. Additional reports have been developed.
School Trust Lands Biannual and Biennial Reports
Reports on management of and income from school trust lands, done at the request of the Legislature.
Other School Trust Lands Reports
|August 2017||Minnesota's School Trust Valuation Report. Final Update as of August 2017(193 kb, 3 pages)||The final report of a valuation process and representative valuations for the compensation of school trust lands, done pursuant to Laws of Minnesota 2016, Chapter 189, Article 3, Section 3, Subd.2|
|January 2017||Minnesota's School Trust Valuation Report. Progress as of December 31, 2016 (500 kb, 14 pages)||A report on the progress of a valuation process and representative valuations for the compensation of school trust lands, done pursuant to Laws of Minnesota 2016, Chapter 189, Article 3, Section 3, Subd.2|
|January 2011||School Trust Lands – Analysis of Funding Mechanisms for Private and Public Use (97 kb, 19 pages)||This report provides advantages and disadvantages of mechanisms to compensate the trust for public and private use of school trust lands, done pursuant to Laws of Minnesota 2010, Chapter 361, Article 4, Section 70(b).|
|July 2010||DNR Management of School Trust Lands (8 mb, 69 pages)||A report on the management of and income from school trust lands, done pursuant to Laws of Minnesota 2010, Chapter 361, Article 4, Section 70(a).|
|December 2007||School Trust Land Revenue Enhancement Program Report (1.6 mb, 32 pages)||A report that examines the potential to enhance school trust revenue with certain real estate related activities.|
|March 1998||School Trust Land||This report examines the performance of the Department of Natural Resources in managing school trust land that was granted to the state by the federal government in the 19th Century for the "benefit of schools."|
Forestry Cost Certification Reports
DNR Division of Forestry provides annual cost reports on Trust land administration. Minnesota Statute 16A.125 allows Forestry to certify costs for protection, improvement, administration, management, and road maintenance on School Trust Lands.
- 2019 Forest Certification Report
- 2018 Forest Certification Report
- 2017 Forest Certification Report
- 2016 Forest Certification Report
- 2015 Forest Certification Report
- 2014 Forest Certification Report
- 2013 Forest Certification Report
- 2012 Forest Certification Report
- 2011 Forest Certification Report
- 2010 Forest Certification Report
- 2009 Forest Certification Report
- 2008 Forest Certification Report
- 2007 Forest Certification Report
- 2006 Forest Certification Report
- 2005 Forest Certification Report
- 2004 Forest Certification Report
- 2003 Forest Certification Report
- 2002 Forest Certification Report
Other School Trust Land Reports
Minnesota State Board of Investment
The State Board of Investment reports on the performance of the Permanent School Fund.
Minnesota Management and Budget
Fund distributions are transferred and reported by Minnesota Management and Budget.