October 24 Trust Lands Auction to Benefit Public Schools, State Hospitals

The School and Institutional Trust Lands Administration (SITLA) will sell 18 trust land parcels at its biannual public auction at 10 a.m. Wednesday, October 24 in the Deer Valley Room at the Sheraton Salt Lake City Hotel located at 150 West 500 South. This is the largest sale of trust lands in recent history with… Read more »

Treasurer Damschen Announces Record-Breaking Trust Fund Distributions

Utah State Treasurer David Damschen today announced that the Permanent State School Fund will make the largest-ever distribution to Utah schools next year. Schools are slated to receive a record $82.66 million from the Permanent State School Fund in July 2019 – a 12 percent increase from this year’s distribution of $74 million and a… Read more »

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 »

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 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.
November 17 | Give Your Land a Hand – Washington Co.
Give Your Land a Hand and the US Forest Service are joining forces to clean up the Dixie National Forest. Volunteers are needed!