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 »

Con Amore, North Point Elementary Win #SITLAFunds2018 Challenge

Congratulations to the Con Amore School in Duchesne County School District and North Point Elementary in Alpine School District for winning the #SITLAfunds18 Photo Challenge this year. Each school received $1000 to supplement their School LAND Trust Funds. In cooperation with the School Children’s Trust Office at the Utah Office of Education, SITLA organized the… Read more »

July 12 – August 31 | Accepting Qualifications for Development Moab-USU Campus

The SITLA Property Planning and Development Group is currently accepting statements of interest and qualifications for development and/or purchase of the Moab-Utah State University Campus Housing project. For information, please visit the Moab USU Campus Housing project page.

August 23 | Board of Trustees Meeting
The School and Institutional Trust Lands Board of Trustees will meet and discuss several lands and operational issues. Please view the full agenda.
September 8 | Give Your Land a Hand
Help keep public and trust lands beautiful by participating in one of three cleanup projects Saturday, September 8 in Washington County: Cottonwood Road, Mill Creek, and LaVerkin Overlook. Learn more. Partners include Washington County, Republic Services, Red Cliffs Desert Reserve, and the BLM St. George Field Office.    
September 19-20 | Board of Trustees Meeting

The School and Institutional Trust Lands Board of Trustees will meet and discuss several lands and operational issues.

October 17 | Board of Trustees Meeting

The School and Institutional Trust Lands Board of Trustees will meet and discuss several lands and operational issues.