SITLA lessee, First Wind, commemorated its fifth anniversary of the Milford Wind I project in Beaver and Millard counties. Read more about the Milford project, which consists of 97 wind turbines.
The School and Institutional Trust Lands Administration (SITLA) sold four trust land parcels at its public auction October 30, earning $362,000 for Utah’s public schools and teaching colleges. SITLA generated $307,000 for public schools with the sale of three parcels: a 38-acre Otter Creek parcel in Piute County; 40-acre Rock Point parcel in Uintah County;… Read more »
The Ute Indian Tribe held a celebration at Fort Duchesne Thursday, October 9 marking passage of the Hill Creek Cultural Preservation and Energy Development Act (H.R. 356/S.27), which passed both U.S. congressional houses and was signed by President Obama in July of this year. This federal legislation protects environmentally sensitive Ute tribal lands while generating oil and gas revenues… Read more »
Lt. Governor Spencer J. Cox has agreed to become a spokesman for safe and responsible off-highway vehicle riding in Utah. The Lt. Governor joined state and federal land managers for an off-highway vehicle (OHV) ride near Strawberry Reservoir in the Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest and received an update on the importance of safety and staying on… Read more »
A historic land exchange protecting Corona Arch and other scenic lands, along with $139 million in revenue, highlighted a near-record fiscal year for the Utah School and Institutional Trust Lands Administration (SITLA). Read the full annual report. “Our stewardship efforts rarely make headlines, but SITLA has helped protect lands equal in number to the acreage… Read more »