Senator Hinkins Named Friend of the Trust

Senator David Hinkins received the 2017 Friend of the Trust Award at a ceremony held at Emery High School in Castle Dale Tuesday, December 19. Emery County School District Superintendent Larry W. Davis, Emery High School Principal Steven Gordon, and Emery High School students joined in the presentation. The Utah State Board of Education (USBE)… Read more »

Trust Land Timber Harvest at Beaver Mountain

SITLA is working with a private contractor to reduce wildfire risk and protect area recreation opportunities through a timber harvest project on school trust lands at Beaver Mountain. While leaving trees in place may be more aesthetically pleasing for the short-term, timber harvesting is an important part of sustainable forest management. Read more about this… Read more »

Auction Earns $1 Million for Public Schools

On behalf of Utah’s public schools, the School and Institutional Trust Lands Administration (SITLA) sold 1,429 school trust land acres at public auction today, generating $1,042,000 for the Permanent School Fund. The 630-acre Modena parcel in Iron County sold for $279,000. The Horse Creek-Indian Head and Kyune Creek parcels in Utah County sold for $50,000… Read more »

SITLA, Volunteers Remove Eight Tons of Trash Near Eagle Mountain

The Utah School and Institutional Trust Lands Administration (SITLA) organized a four-day trash cleanup from an area east of Eagle Mountain and south of Kiowa Valley subdivision, hauling away 8.37 tons of trash and 28 discarded tires. SITLA Environmental Compliance Officer Sonja Wallace coordinated the effort and reported 50 volunteers filled eight roll-off dumpster containers…. Read more »

SITLA Receives 2017 Outstanding Achievement Award

SITLA Lead Archaeologist Kenny Wintch and former SITLA Director Kevin Carter received the 2017 Outstanding Achievement Award from the Utah Division of History at the Utah State History Conference October 11, 2017. According to the Division of History, SITLA was recognized for its outstanding long-term commitment to the archaeological and historic heritage of Utah, while… Read more »

April 19 | Board of Trustees Meeting
The School and Institutional Trust Lands Board of Trustees will meet to discuss several lands and operational issues.
May 14-15 | Governor’s Energy Summit
SITLA is pleased to sponsor the 2018 Governor's Energy Summit: Crossroads of Innovation.  Now in its seventh season, this premier conference and trade show is the largest event of its kind in the Intermountain West, hosting more than 1,200 attendees and 80+ speakers from across the nation and around the globe.
May 16-17 | Board of Trustees Meeting
The School and Institutional Trust Lands Board of Trustees will meet and discuss several lands and operational issues. The full agenda will be posted when it becomes available.
May 23-24 | Utah PTA Leadership Convention 2018
SITLA is pleased to participate in the 2018 Utah PTA Leadership Convention at the Utah Valley Convention Center in Provo, Utah.
June 6 | SITLA Land Sale Auction
The next land sale auction will be held Wednesday, June 6, 2018. Please refer to the land sale page for additional information regarding the specific parcels to be offered, and the time and location of the sale.