BLM Small Shooting Closure at Lake Mountain

BLM NEWS RELEASE: Following coordination with local communities, county and State government, Tribes and other stakeholders, the Bureau of Land Management has established an Interim Final Supplementary Rule (Rule) to implement a 2,004-acre long-term target shooting closure in the Eastern Lake Mountains of Utah County, Utah.  The Rule continues to allow for activities, including lawful… Read more »

SITLA GIS Team Honored With Esri Award

Esri, the global leader in spatial analytics, presented the SITLA GIS Team with Esri’s Special Achievement in GIS (SAG) Award on July 11 at the annual Esri User Conference. Selected from over 300,000 eligible candidates, SITLA’s GIS Team received the award for its innovative application of mapping, data analytics, and thought leadership in the field of… Read more »

SITLA Opens Vernal Office

SITLA has established a regional office in Vernal to better collaborate with the Ute Tribe, private business, government agencies, and the community on energy development and other SITLA projects in the Uinta Basin. SITLA Oil and Gas Resource Specialist Tyson Todd, who is originally from Roosevelt, will lead the office located in the Uintah County… Read more »

Rep. Chris Stewart’s ACE Act Passes the House

Rep. Chris Stewart’s bipartisan legislation, H.R. 4257 the Advancing Conservation and Education (ACE) Act, was passed unanimously by the House of Representatives. In Utah, and throughout the western United States, millions of acres of school trust lands are trapped within wilderness areas, national parks, national monuments and other areas that have been set aside for… Read more »

2018 Friends of the Trust

School and Institutional Trust Lands Director David Ure presented Gayle McKeachnie and Margaret Dayton with 2018 Friend of the Trust awards earlier this month for their advocacy and support of Utah’s K-12 public school trust and its $2.5 billion endowment. Throughout their public service, both McKeachnie and Dayton have supported and sponsored legislation to move… Read more »

September 13 – October 10, 2018 | Request for Statements of Qualifications – Utah Test and Training Exchange Appraisal
The State of Utah School and Institutional Trust Lands Administration and the U.S. Department of the Interior jointly request statements of qualifications from licensed appraisers or appraisal teams in connection with a pending federal-state land exchange in western Utah.  These appraisals will include 83,609.38 acres of state trust land and 95,737.13 acres of federal public land in Box Elder, Tooele, Juab, Millard, and Beaver Counties. Click here for complete information about submitting a statement of qualification.
September – November 20 | Request for Qualifications – Sand Hollow
SITLA is accepting requests for qualifications and statements of interest for development of trust lands in Hurricane, Washington County. Please find complete information on the SITLA Real Estate Development page.
October 17 | Board of Trustees Meeting
The School and Institutional Trust Lands Board of Trustees will meet and discuss several lands and operational issues.
October 23-24 | STEM Fest 2018
This two-day event brings thousands of 7th through 10th grade students to participate in hand-on science, technology, engineering, and math activities. Learn more: STEM Fest 2018.
October 24 | SITLA Land Sale Auction
The next land sale auction will be held Wednesday, October 24, 2018. Please click here for additional information regarding the specific parcels to be offered, and the time and location of the sale.   Sheraton Hotel - Deer Valley Room - Free Parking Available on Site
November 15 | Board of Trustees Meeting
The School and Institutional Trust Lands Board of Trustees will meet and discuss several lands and operational issues.