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 »

Renewed Hunter Access Agreement Reached

The Utah Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and the Division of Wildlife Resources (DWR) have renewed their Hunter Access Agreement with the State of Utah School and Institutional Trust Lands Administration (SITLA). The contract keeps 3.4 million acres of trust lands open to hunters and anglers and those interested in viewing wildlife and runs through… Read more »

December 21 | Board of Trustees Meeting
The School and Institutional Trust Lands Board of Trustees will meet and discuss several lands and operational issues. Please note the full agenda.
January 4-5 | Board of Trustees Meeting
The School and Institutional Trust Lands Board of Trustees will meet and discuss several lands and operational issues.
January 30 | Maps On The Hill
SITLA's GIS Team participates in the Maps on the Hill event, supported by the Utah Geographic Information Council and Automated Geographic Reference Center. The public is welcome to attend this event in the Capitol Rotunda from 7:00 am to 10:00 am.
March 15 | Board of Trustees Meeting
The School and Institutional Trust Lands Board of Trustees will meet and discuss several lands and operational issues.
April 19 | Board of Trustees Meeting
The School and Institutional Trust Lands Board of Trustees will meet to discuss several lands and operational issues.