Native prairie tax exemption program
Program Purpose: To conserve native prairie by providing property tax exemptions on eligible native prairie lands.
Eligibility: Native prairie lands, that may be hayed but not grazed.
Who May Apply: Private landowners.
Priorities: All native prairie lands may be enrolled.
Level of Assistance: This program exempts native prairie lands from property taxes.
General Information: This program was created in 1980 to protect native prairie. There are approximately 500 landowners and 12,000 acres enrolled in this program statewide. More details on this program.
To Apply: For an application and information about the program, contact your county tax assessor's office or your DNR Area Wildlife Manager. Other questions may be directed to:
DNR Prairie Biologist
Scientific and Natural Areas Program, Ecological Resources
1509 1st Avenue N
Fergus Falls, MN 56537
tel. (218) 739-7497 x7
Related DNR Programs:
Native Prairie Bank Program