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Bowers Flat

1941

2004

Description:

Plate 587X. Bowers Flat 1941 – 2004 Viewed southwest across Bowers Flat. The meadow has not been root-plowed or reseeded and is dominated by native species, primarily needle grasses. The area was not grazed by livestock in 2004. Conifers, mostly ponderosa pine, white fir, and spruce, have increased, while aspen has declined. The road between Duck Creek and Mammoth Creek has been realigned, widened, and paved.

Photo Information:

U.S. Forest Service photograph (410851) taken by Paul S. Bieler in June 1941; retake by Charles E. Kay on August 8, 2004 - - Photo No. 5376-22. Original photograph held by Southern Utah University Archives and Special Collections, Cedar City, UT.

Vegetative Community:

Dry Meadow, Conifer, Aspen

Location:

South West: Section 27, Range 7 West, Township 37 South; UTM 356290 E, 4158400 N; elevation 8,270 ft.

January 2018