The Buy-Back Program seeks to:
Not all interests and tracts are eligible or will receive offers from the Program. Below are the criteria that must be met to make a landowner, tract, and interest eligible for the Program. Funding limitations at the last location(s) may prevent the Program from making offers for all eligible interests.
Landowners can call the Trust Beneficiary Call Center at 1-888-678-6836 or visit their local BTFA office to make sure their account and information is up-to-date, or learn more about the interests they own. For landowners who own interests that are ineligible, the Call Center can provide information on other alternatives for learning about and managing your land.
 Surface (S) tracts have ownership rights only to the land surface of the tract, not to any minerals or other resources, such as oil, below ground.
Mineral (M) tracts have ownership rights only to minerals or other resources below ground, but not to the land surface or the tract.
Both (B) tracts have rights to both the surface and minerals of the interest.