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Bowery Creek Cove




Plate 8. BOWERY CREEK COVE: 1920 - 1995 The aspen (Populus tremuloides) have increased in height while the conifers, primarily Douglas-fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii) have increased in both height and numbers. Most of the conifers in the 1920 photo were growing on rock outcrops or other fire refugia where they were at least partially protected from once frequent fires at this site. Fishlake was a major gathering point for native peoples over the millennia and aboriginal fires were common in the past. Bowery Haven Lodge added an artificial harbor and marina since 1920.

Photo Information:

1920 photo [#150441] taken by the Forest Service; 1995 photo is Kay #3942-9 taken on Aug. 15. Forest Service photo held by the Forest Supervisor’s Office, Fishlake National Forest, Richfield, UT; and the Forest Service Regional Office Photographic Collection [2300-Fishlake-5] housed at Weber State Univ., Ogden, UT)

Vegetative Community:

Aspen, Conifer, Riparian


South Central: At Fishlake, Fishlake N. F., Loa R.D.; T26S, R2E, Sect. 9; UTM 4268400 N, 438850 E; elevation 8,845 ft.; view to southwest.

January 2018