Utah Recreational Land Exchange Act of 2009
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Effective May 5, 2014 12:00pm, The Utah Recreational Land Exchange has been completed and accepted. Surface and Mineral ownership GIS layer has been updated of May 19, 2014. Please contact the GIS Group 801-538-5141 for more information.
The Utah Recreational Land Exchange Act of 2009 was signed by President Obama and became law on August 19, 2009. The Act directs an exchange between the State of Utah and the United States government of approximately 25,000 acres of school trust lands and mineral interests, for approximately 35,000 acres of federal lands and mineral interests in Grand, San Juan and Uintah counties. The exchange will protect lands along the Colorado River corridor and help position SITLA with lands more suitable for development.
The exchange legislation document Public Law 111-53
The maps referred to in the document were prepared by the Bureau of Land Management.